Edinburgh College of Art

Welcome to Edinburgh College of Art

ECA is a vibrant and creative community of students and academics: a place of experimentation, exploration, intellectual stimulation and exciting collaborations.

We enjoy an international reputation for the quality of our teaching and research across the disciplines of art, design, architecture and landscape architecture, history of art and music. Tracing our history back to the 1770s, we remain at the forefront of teaching and research, ideally placed to engage with the challenges of the future.

Our home within the University of Edinburgh makes us distinctive, offering many opportunities to benefit from the diverse range of expertise and resources associated with one of the world's leading academic institutions.

ECA news

Barry Esson and Bryony McIntyre, also known as Arika, join for this academic year.

Emma Mitchell and Matthew Barber win the 3-week project

Dr Jessamy Kelly, a lecturer in Glass, describes her experience at the Rona Glass Factory, and the work she created there.

History of Art Lecturer’s work highlighted in index of women in the Middle Ages

Shortlist of project ideas up for public vote.

Alessandro has curated the ‘Introduction to Fashion Studies’ course at Cornerhouse

Dave Murray-Rust & Rocio von Jungenfeld are presenting 'Lichtsuchende' in Ghent (Belgium) in November.

Energy project to be included in New Energies publication

Go Abroad Fund gives Allison Palenske opportunity to investigate urban agriculture methods

How to Build a Body Without Organs exhibition curated by Alessandro Bucci

Upcoming ECA events

28 Oct 2014
28 Oct 2014 to 30 Oct 2014
The Contracts Game 2014
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
Lauriston Place
28 Oct 2014
Architectural History and Theory Seminar: Wilderness and tamed nature in Early Modern Scottish celebrations
Minto House, Postgraduate Common Room (2.66)
20 Chambers Street
30 Oct 2014
Design Informatics Research Seminar: Socio Design Systems
Evolution House, T-Room (1st Floor)
78 West Port
30 Oct 2014
Music Research Seminars: Listening and the Media: Variations on a theme
17:15 to 18:15
Lecture Room A, Alison House
12 Nicholson Square