Atelier Chardon Savard

Based in Paris, Atelier Chardon Savard values what has made the City of Lights the world capital  in the field of creative fashion. In this perspective, fashion constitutes a field of research which, by definition, remains always on the move.

Top reasons to study here

  • The Atelier Chardon Savard teaching methods favour and demand intuition and audaciousness.
  • Far from classic academic systems, the staff constantly prompts, triggers and polishes the student’s own creative process.
  • Students and former students benefit from the school’s key network of fashion companies and professionnals.

Bachelor's programmes

Applied Sciences & Professions (1)
Arts, Design & Architecture (1)

About

History

  • At Atelier Chardon Savard, fashion design and styling school founded in 1988 by Cyrille Chardon and Dominique Savard, the atmosphere feels like a research laboratory, full of life and teachings. Creativity is the core goal for the school’s staff and students. 
  • In fact, « Creativity can be taught and learnt » is the school’s basic principle.

Education

  • The taste for discovery is highly encouraged together with zealous vivacity. In all of the school’s courses and programs.
  • Innovation in fashion is the goal we are constantly pursuing in a climate of liberty of mind demanding much rigor and accuracy in the execution of tasks.

Career

  • At Atelier Chardon Savard, students benefit from the school’s dense network of Creative Directors, Fashion Designers, Fashion Stylists, Professionals in the field and partnering Institutions. 
  • These high profile personalities take part in the numerous events organized by the school in France and abroad. Not only do they attend as members of our various examination jurys or at the school’s runway shows and showrooms, they also constitute a real network helping to provide internships. 
  • The internships are meant to perfect the competences acquired by the students within our programs in a real-life industrial environment. They play a good part in the students’ future careers.

Services

Student services

  • Choosing a study course is a decision of a lifetime. Naturally, you'll have a million questions about what kind of degree you want to earn. And that's good. 
  • Atelier Chardon Savard  is here to answer all of your question and is happy to accompany you through the entire application process and help you create your application portfolio. 
  • You will be helped yo develop your personal perspectives. 

Housing services

  • With your student visa, you have a right to a state subsidy called APL, which will help pay a small part of your rent. You must have a minimum of nine square meters per person or sixteen square meters for two people. 
  • The housing subsidy is given each year to about 500,000 young people and students, French and foreign, regardless of their type of housing (room in a residence, dormitory, apartment, etc.). 

Medical services

  • France’s healthcare system is recognized as one of the world’s best public healthcare services. 
  • Health insurance is obligatory for all students under the age of 28, and students must be covered for the duration of their studies in France.

Student Life

Campus life

  • Paris campus

Inside the walls of a 19th century printing works unit, the main building of the school is situated in the heart of the Oberkampf neighbourhood, right in the center of Paris. 

  • Nantes campus

This branch of the school is situated in the historic heart of this Western part of France metropolis. Two hours and a half only from Paris by train, the city of Nantes provides a safe and connected environment to study fashion design in a family-like atmosphere.

  • Berlin Campus

In recent years Berlin has developed into a vibrant fashion metropolis. The city is full of great ideas, big brands, unique people and crazy moments. No city flirts more than Berlin and no city is more open than Berlin. That's why the Atelier Chardon Savard decided to open a campus in Berlin.