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

Sharing an animated Christmas short every day of the advent.

Students invited to attend the talk and workshop, which gave a better insight into the New Blood application process.

Coats produced in Scotland displayed at company’s flagship store on Mount Street in London.

Tiago Torres-Campos' proposal rethinks and redesigns 42nd Street in New York City.

From BMus to the Berlin Jazz Festival, the saxophonist and composer has had a busy year.

The University Collections’ new website aims to make the work more accessible

Postgraduate candidates applying for admission to ECA in 2015/16 may be eligible for a doctoral studentship from the AHRC

Final Artists’ Bursaries scheme sees £750,000 of funding shared among 80 artists, designers and makers.

Meet the students involved in our collaboration with Edinburgh Neuroscience.

Upcoming ECA events

29 Nov 2014 to 01 Dec 2014
cosy | gyro workshops
13:00 to 14:00
Sculpture Court
Edinburgh College of Art
01 Dec 2014 to 04 Dec 2014
Limited Edition - 3rd year Jewellery exhibition
10:00 to 16:00
Hunter Building, Room Q25
Edinburgh College of Art
04 Dec 2014
Café des Artistes: Georg Baselitz
18:00 to 20:00
New Walk Museum & Art Gallery
53 New Walk
05 Dec 2014
Back to my Roots - with Birds of Prey
13:30 to 16:30
Sculpture Court
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
13 Dec 2014 to 14 Dec 2014
Limited Edition at National Museum Scotland
10:00 to 17:00
Learning Centre, Level 2
National Museum of Scotland