Why choose us?

You’ll study in one of the largest, longest-established, fastest-growing and most diverse History of Art Schools in the UK.
Our city is home to some of Europe’s most valuable art collections, as well as one of the UK's liveliest contemporary art scenes.
History of Art is one of the classic humanities disciplines. You’ll learn how to interpret and critique images and objects of almost every conceivable kind.
Our students can take courses from across the University of Edinburgh and you’ll be taught by experts who are active writers and curators.
Our graduates can be found in leadership roles in the arts worldwide. Edinburgh is where those careers start.

Facilities and resources

Studios and workshop spaces, libraries and collections, places to socialise, perform and show work.

Resources for History of Art, Art, Architecture and Landscape Architecture students.

An amalgamation of the University's extensive art collection and ECA’s collection of prints, drawings, paintings and sculpture.

Students at the University of Edinburgh have access to a range of library resources across the campus and online.

The public art gallery for the University of Edinburgh, comprising three distinct exhibition spaces.


ECA General Enquiries

Email: eca@ed.ac.uk
Tel: +44 (0)131 651 5800