About IMB


Istituto di Moda Burgo has expanded worldwide in Albania, Armenia, Brazil, Egypt, Greece, Kosovo, Italy, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Peru, South Africa, Russia, Switzerland and Turkey. 
Today over 50 fashion schools around the world have been using the Burgo teaching system and method, merging it with the local culture and environment. 
Opening the school overseas allows IMB to promote its teaching system by merging it with the local cultural and environmental surroundings. 
It also allows the students to have IMB close to home, saving living expenses, visa and school fees.

IMB History

IMB History

IMB History

Located right at the heart of one of the world’s most exclusive fashion districts, in Milan, Istituto di Moda Burgo was founded in 1961 by Fernando Burgo a fashion veteran with more than 50 years of experience in the industry. 
Mr Burgo has managed to turn his extensive fashion knowledge in to an invaluable educational resource. His exclusive teaching system has enabled thousands of students to master the necessary skills to enter the labour market. Check out our Wikipedia entry.

Awards and Certification

Awards and Certification

Awards and Certification

Istituto di Moda Burgo received ISO Certification for Quality Management Standards (UNI EN ISO 9001:2000) with the caption: “Planning and providing training courses in the field of Fashion” for the seriousness and professionalism which always demonstrated with excellence in results. Istituto di Moda Burgo has also received the patronage of the National Chamber of Italian Fashion. In 2014 Fernando Burgo was awarded the Ambrogino d’Oro (Civic Merit) the highest award given to citizens or institutions that help enhance the prestige of the city of Milan by sprea spreading the tradition of Italian fashion craftsmanship around the world through education. He is the only one founder of a Fashion School in Milan that has been awarded the Ambrogino d’oro.

Our Certifications

Fashion platform training system

Istituto di Moda Burgo is a founding member of the Platform that brings together Italian excellences in training for fashion.


Our Institute is a Lectra privilege partner. The fashion schools which are partner Lectra are about a thousand in the world, but only a few can claim to be privilege partners and Istituto di Moda Burgo is one of them.

Quality Certification

Istituto di Moda Burgo, international leader in fashion education, has developed a training method aimed to optimise and emphasise learning efficiency

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