EKA’s mission is to be a platform for creative and critical thinking, to advance Estonian cultural and social life, and to interpret and analyse developments around the world.
As the only public arts university in Estonia, we provide higher education in architecture, design, art and art culture. We support Estonia’s development by making sense of and shaping the cultural space and helping to create a more sustainable living environment.


EKA is a university that offers one of the highest-quality educations in art, architecture and design in the Nordic and Baltic region and is a leader in creative work, research and development in the field in Estonia.