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

Professor Richard Thomson's role on 'Splendour and Misery'

Gordon Brennan and Charlie Stiven remember our former Head of School of Drawing and Painting.

IB Tauris publishes 12 critical essays by our Forbes Chair in Architecture.

Ruth Burgon and Stella Mygdali reflect on their experience of hosting an afternoon of urban exploration in Edinburgh.

From recordings and performances, to engaging audiences with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

The landscape architect tells us about landing her dream job in Chile.

A brand new website on research that is changing our world and shaping a better future.

What we're up to on campus and around town this festival season.

The founding members of Warriors Studio tell us about their creative partnership and of launching Scotland’s first ever graphic design festival.

Digital Composition & Performance postgrad Yoann Mylonakis reflects on his involvement in the Hidden Door Festival.

Upcoming ECA events

06 Sep 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
Curved Stream
11:00 to 16:00
Traquair House
07 Sep 2015
18 Sep 2015
Café des Artistes: Joseph Beuys at Tate Modern
19:00 to 21:00
Tate Modern, East Room