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

Reid School of Music students launch film club for music documentaries.

History of Art staff member receives award at a French Ministry of Culture ceremony.

Exploring Sir Ernest Shackleton's "Endurance" expedition through illustrated maps.

Dr Catriona Murray explains the role of propaganda in 17th-century visual culture

Architect, Antony C Wolffe, awarded City of Edinburgh medal after a 70 year wait.

Announcing a range of postgraduate scholarships and bursaries available to Reid School of Music students.

Dr Michele Ducceschi will be affiliated with the NESS group.

Funding for History of Art research into radical visual arts pedagogies.

The sessions and events put on by Edinburgh College of Art during Innovative Learning Week.

Candidates should apply by 5pm on Monday 9th February 2015.

Upcoming ECA events

05 Dec 2014 to 07 Mar 2015
Emma Gillies: Rediscovered
10:00 to 17:00
University Main Library, Exhibition Gallery (Ground Floor)
George Square
03 Feb 2015
Roxy Assembly
Roxburgh Place
04 Feb 2015
Public lecture by Ichiro Kawachi: Social Capital and Health
Main Lecture Theatre (E22)
Edinburgh College of Art
05 Feb 2015
A Potted History of Festivals and Festival Making
Lecture Room 1, Minto House
05 Feb 2015