École cantonale d’art de Lausanne

The École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) is a university of art and design based in Renens (in the urban area of Lausanne, Switzerland).

It is affiliated to the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland.

ECAL offers a foundation year, bachelor, master and master in advanced studies degrees in different fields.

Foundation year


  • Fine arts
  • Graphic design
  • Photography
  • Media & Interaction design
  • Film studies
  • Industrial design


  • Fine arts
  • Photography
  • Type design
  • Product design
  • Film studies – in collaboration with the Haute Ecole d’Art et Design (HEAD) in Geneva
  • Integrated Innovation for Product & Business Development – Innokick

Master of Advanced Studies

  • Design for Luxury & Craftsmanship
  • Design Research for Digital Innovation