Our mission

The mission of the Footwear Design and Technology department is to produce flexile graduates who have knowledge, skills and competences according with the national and European footwear industry requirements, by offering a study program that is a combination of creativity, knowledge, and technical, generic and business related skills with a basis of design and technology. By following the proposed study program, the students will acquire skills and competences in the following areas:

  • Materials selection and testing
  • Marketing research
  • Creativity, fashion design and product development
  • CAD/CAM systems
  • Footwear pattern making
  • Leather goods design
  • Moulds designing
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Machinery operation and maintenance
  • Production methods analysis
  • Quality control
  • Management and business