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

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

Ludwig Hilberseimer’s Metropolisarchitecture reviewed by Jack Self

Upcoming ECA events

21 Oct 2014
Lunchtime concert: Clea Friend and Alex Taylor.
Reid Concert Hall
Bristo Square
21 Oct 2014
KEYWORDS: Politics
18:00 to 20:00
Minto House
20-22 Chambers Street
23 Oct 2014
Design Informatics Research Seminar: Design and Ethics
Evolution House, T-Room (1st Floor)
78 West Port
24 Oct 2014
ESALA Research Seminar Series: How Much Does Your Building Weigh, Mr. Foster?
Staff Common Room, Minto House
20-22 Chambers Street