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

Much-loved mosaics by the celebrated sculptor Eduardo Paolozzi are to be reassembled at the University of Edinburgh.

Matt Brennan leads research team to investigate how festivals can reduce their environmental impact.

Sir Jonathan Mills and Barry Bergdoll will be among over 100 visiting speakers at ECA in the next academic year.

How do we find our way in the world when our understanding of position and direction is challenged? Final wayfinding workshop | 27th July 2015.

As their new conductor, Cole Bendall will play a considerable role in Fife's early music scene.

Benedict Taylor receives a double subvention towards the costs of publishing two new books.

Dee Isaacs and her team return to the West African country of Gambia to continue work on music and literacy.

Fun and games as architect volunteers participate in a design and build project with local children.

Introducing a new book and exhibition by our Professor of Architectural Practice, in collaboration with Haus der Farbe.

How an interest in medieval 'recycling' in art led to an AHRC-funded PhD

Upcoming ECA events

29 Apr 2015 to 27 Aug 2015
30 Jul 2015 to 31 Aug 2015
9:30 to 17:00
Royal Bank of Scotland
142-144 Princes Street
14 Aug 2015
The Playful Pedestrian
Edinburgh College of Art
74 Lauriston Place
15 Aug 2015 to 23 Aug 2015
Masters Degree Show 2015
11:00 to 17:00
21 Aug 2015 to 25 Aug 2015
International Festival Encounters
10:00 to 17:00
Evolution House
78 Westport