Barbara Trebitsch

Barbara Trebitsch

Barbara Trebitsch is a fashion designer, Director of Academic Programmes, Accademia Costume & Moda, She has served as Senior Head of Academics Projects at Domus Academy and NABA and Chief Academic Officer at Global Art and Design Academy (GADA) in  East China Normal University (ECNU).  She has been Fashion School Head of Domus Academy for many years; she has performed research, design projects and she has been involved in important exhibitions and publications, she has been design consultant for important fashion brands and she has established her own prêt-à-porter collection integrating couture techniques. In 2017 she has been nominated Italian design Ambassador at Hanoi.

She is part of the ARTS THREAD’s Education Board and also participates in the Expert Commission of MAM-Maestro d’Arte e Mestiere, (Fondazione Cologni dei mestieri d’Arte) . She has juried many shows and international competitions as well as being a quest lecturer at institutions worldwide that include: Anhebi Morumbi University, Sao Paolo, Brazil; Gifu District, Japan; Borges Cultural Centre, Argentina; Sophya Anthipolis University, France; Lahti Modelinstitutte, Finland; Univesidad Equinocial Bolivariana, Ecuador; Fukui District, Japan; Lineapelle, Italy; Moda In, Italy; Hong Ik University, Korea; HEAA, Geneve; Dong Hua University, Shanghai; Pearl Academy, India; Stroganovsky University, Moscow; Be Next, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Moscow and Tiblisi, Fashion Forward, Dubai…

She has been part of the selection committee for Project Runway-Italy and board member of the Fashion Colloquia an academic based network promoting discussion and conferences concerning fashion and education, partnering with series in collaboration with London College of Fashion, Parsons School of Design and IFM Paris. As Head of the Fashion School and Director of the fashion programs at Domus Academy, she has worked closely with many important fashion brands, including: Antonio Berardi, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Damir Doma, Eastpack, Nike, 7 For All Mankind, Salvatore Ferragamo, Swarovski,  Tod’s Group, Versace.


Comune di Milano
Sistema Moda Italia
Intesa San Paolo
Piattaforma Moda
Regione Lombardia