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

Fashion Programme Director shortlisted in inaugural awards for his work on diversity.

Dongsun Lee is using the technology to create unique work

Information, advice, and welcome events for new students to ECA

ESALA PhD candidate set for Berlin, having won Falling Walls Lab Edinburgh 2014.

Emelie Westerlund awarded €3,000 and her work featured at international exhibition.

Positive message from National Student Survey.

Tessa Lynch at Jupiter Artland | 17th July - 28th September 2014

ESALA’s Kate Carter part of successful multidisciplinary team.

Almost half of a surveyed 9,000+ participants have a first language other than English; 50% have never studied music formally before.

ECA works with vibrant youth orchestra on international music project.

Upcoming ECA events

08 Sep 2014
Edinburgh College of Art Welcome Meeting
9:30 to 12:15
David Hume Tower, Lecture Theatre A
George Square
09 Sep 2014
School of Art Welcome Meeting
9:00 to 13:00
ECA Main Building, Room E22
Lauriston Place
09 Sep 2014
History of Art Welcome Event
10:00 to 12:00
Minto House, Lecture Room 1
20-22 Chambers St
09 Sep 2014
Academic Fair
12:00 to 16:00
Appleton Tower
11 Crichton Street
09 Sep 2014
School of Design Welcome Meeting
14:00 to 17:00
ECA Main Building, Room E22
Lauriston Place