International partnerships

During the last 10 years we have developed a strong international network with different entities worldwide to bring the Arsutoria School expertise all around the globe and to exchange knowledge and talents.

Scholarships to study in Italy at Arsutoria School

Joseph C. Moore Footwear Scholarship

United States

In honor of the former president of FFANY, to celebrate his remarkable efforts for the U.S. shoe industry, one student each year is selected among Fashion Institute of Technology, Parsons School of Design, SCAD, Rhode Island School of Design and FIDM to attend the 12-week Shoe Pattern Making Course at Arsutoria School.



Every year the Japanese association of the shoe industry selects two students and sends them to Milan to upgrade their skills in shoe pattern making.



The Association of the suppliers for the shoe industry in Mexico organizes courses in Leon and selects one student per year to take courses at Arsutoria School in Milan.

Design A Bag

Hong Kong

Design a bag competition is organized by APLF fair in Hong Kong. The winner of the design contest is awarded with a training course in Italy at Arsutoria School.



In Colombia, from ACICAM Association, one shoe designer per year is selected to study shoe design in Italy at Arsutoria School.

Cooperation with other schools

Our teachers are regular visiting teachers giving classes in Singapore at TafTC and in Portland at University of Oregon.

Along the years we have partnered with Italian and international fashion schools, organizing courses on different topics such as shoe and bag pattern making and prototyping.

In these past few years we have been the Italian partner of European and regional funded projects together with other research and training centers in the field of footwear and leather goods.

In 2017 and 2018, Arsutoria School has organized a 1-Year course for shoe factory workers in cooperation with Regione Lombardia and Assocalzaturifici.

European projects