European Cultural Academy (ECA) is an award-winning organization built on excellence, creativity, and collaboration.
1. ECA ART
Intense programmes for established and upcoming art professionals and art lovers.
2. ECA ARCHITECTURE
Faculty-led design studios co-created/organised for architecture and design schools. Proud to have RISD, PRATT, University of Oxford, UAE University, University of Melbourne among partners. We welcome new partners.
3. ECA EDUCATORS
Courses for teachers of all disciplines seeking to solve pedagogical challenges through arts, recharge and remember why the fell in love with profession. Supported by Erasmus+.
Strategic projects with Ministries of Culture, foundations, public organisations, artists and companies to empower talent and promote creative industries. Panels, special projects, conferences, strategic consulting etc.
At ECA, our doors are open to everyone - all levels and backgrounds, beginners and experts.
See COLLABORATION and PROJECTS pages to learn about our partners.
With a presence in Venice, Amsterdam, Barcelona, and online, ECA is a self-funded, independent organization, and we collaborate with universities, schools, public organizations, and creative professionals to support our projects.
We are dedicated to fostering an environment where every individual can thrive and embrace their unique creative selves, whether that means being a bit unconventional, vulnerable, or different. Your creative identity is valued and respected here.
Our ambition knows no bounds, and we want all our participants to achieve the highest levels of success. We provide challenges and hold our collaborators accountable, whether it's for a single project or an entire career. We offer unwavering support, equipping you with the tools and inspiration needed to take that next step.
At ECA, we firmly believe that it's never too late to embark on your creative journey. Join us.
Focused on adult learning
Combination of learning tools and techniques
Individual attention towards each student
Peer to peer learning
You choose how to study
Everybody is welcome
Our lecturers come from the leading world institutions and are passionate about creativity, innovation and personal connections. Meet some of our current and previous lecturers.