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

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.

Out of this world collaboration with Vivian French and the Scottish Storytelling Centre.

The exchanges between the two Sculpture cohorts are now in their 6th year

Upcoming ECA events

28 Nov 2014
The Caledonian Ark
9:30 to 16:30
Sculpture Court
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
28 Nov 2014
Friday Talks - Lucy Skaer
11:30 to 13:00
Room E22 (Main Lecture Theatre)
Edinburgh College of Art Main Building
28 Nov 2014
ESALA Research Seminar Series: Knots and Joints …. / Atmosphere
Staff Common Room, Minto House
20-22 Chambers Street
28 Nov 2014
Masterclass with Kubrick producer Jan Harlan
14:00 to 17:00
Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
ECA Main Building
28 Nov 2014
Limited Edition Preview
15:00 to 20:00
Hunter Building, Room Q25
Edinburgh College of Art