Students who choose Clothing Technology as their field of study can specialise either in the core study area of Product Development or in Clothing Management.
The core study area in Clothing Management trains young engineers and professionals for the highly diverse and versatile range of technical and business administration tasks in the clothing industry. Students get to know about manufacturing and process technology in the areas of classical clothing, workwear and protective clothing as well as technical textiles. In addition, students are provided with the foundations of ergonomics and aspects of factory planning. Sustainability, quality management and ecology are also part of the study content (curriculum).
Studies in Product Development focus on teaching comprehensive knowledge and skills in all fields of the textile supply chain. Students learn how the planning, control and logistical handling of relevant processes in the clothing technology industry can be organized. Furthermore, they are familiarized with the core areas of style development such as clothing construction, pattern design and grading, so that graduates are able to implement models for specific target and product groups after their studies. Production-related study contents, as well as lectures and courses on product data, quality and personnel management complement the studies.
In regards to the Bachelor's degree course, it is possible to obtain the exclusive German-Chinese double degree in "International Textile and Clothing Management" in cooperation with the Tiangong University, PRC China.