Services and equipment


The Archive Service becomes a basic information unit contributing to the improvement of the efficacy and efficiency of the administrative management. In the Historical Archive documentation to testify EINA’s activity throughout its history is preserved and guarded with the aim of preserving and making this documental patrimony accessible to researchers and interested citizens.

Additional information about the Archive’s services and fonds.


The EINA Library has a support role for the teaching, research and the cultural activities of the education community. Thanks to its collection specialized in contemporary art and design, the EINA Library has become a reference site for students, scholars and researchers in these thematic areas.

Additional information about the Library’s services and fonds.

IT Service

The IT Service, besides covering the update and maintenance of equipment also assist the students, faculty and staff of the centre and are at their disposal to solve doubts or technical problems related to the hardware and software.

Amongst the services offered by the IT Service the following be found: institutional email; Wi-Fi Network; repography service with multifunction printers/photocopiers that work in black and white or colour, single sided or double sided with automatic feeder with accepted formats A1, A2, A3 and A4; scanners in A4 and A3 formats; and computer laboratories containing Macs desktops, PC and Mac laptops.

University and Business

The University and Business Service is responsible for promoting and managing the collaborations established between its business and institutional environment to:

  • incorporate professional experience to EINA’s teaching activities–such as internships–, collaboration and transfer projects with the business world or foster entrepreneurial knowledge and attitudes.
  • generate a bond between EINA and the economic world to facilitate the incorporation of students, especially graduates to the professional market.

Additional information about University and Business.

International exchanges

Support service to the student and faculty mobility through various exchange programmes and modalities, such as Erasmus students, the UAB student mobility programme, Erasmus internships or stays.

These programmes involve bilateral collaboration agreements between EINA and over 42 prestigious universities in 25 countries and the possibility of accessing 335 universities in 33 countries around the world that conform the UAB exchange programme.

Additional information about International exchanges.


The Publications Service is in charge of editing the monographic and serial collections, as well as informative and promotional material of EINA and the EINA Foundation.

It also serves as support to the research groups and the Degree and Master’s and Postgraduate degree students who would like to digitally print the results of their projects, research or exhibitions.

Prototype and mockup workshop

The worskshop, placed at EINA Bosc, works as a theoretical/practical learning space in the subjects needing specific tools. Likewise, it is a creative experimentation and research space accessible by students and teachers to produce elements that, in the design project, require mockups and prototypes, either through traditional techniques or by digital manufacturing.

The mockup and prototype workshop contains the following equipment: Makebot Sketch 150x150x150mm, laser cutter 900x610mm, CR-Scan 01 CREALITY (working with the CR STUDIO 2.0 software), AxiDraw V3A3 (working with the Inkscape software) manual electrical tools, vacuum former, metal lathe and a variety of materials, resins and silicones.

The Workshop is a service of the centre at the disposal of the entire teaching community, under the compliance of the safety and usage regulations established and the supervision of the people responsible at the workshop.

Free access schedule -always under technical assistance- for students and teachers is:

  • Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2 pm to 7:45 pm.

Graphic creation workshop

This specialised space houses theoretical and practical training in the different processes of production, desktop publishing and graphic creation. It has specialised machinery for different analogue printing techniques such as lithography, screen printing, engraving, cyanotype, rotogravure and woodcut, among others. It also has work spaces such as a photographic laboratory, an acid room, an insolation room and a developing room.

The graphic creation workshop has a team of professionals in charge of advising teachers, students and former students both in and out of school hours and has a free access timetable for all of them, always with technical assistance.

Open computer classroom

Students can access Classrooms 5, 10 and 11 and use the computers, printers and scanners. The computers are PC and Mac and have all the necessary software for the studies taught at EINA.

Opening hours for students

Monday to Thursday from 8am to 8pm.
Friday from 8am to 7pm.

Media Lab

The Media Lab is a space located on the first floor of EINA Bosc, and is equipped with 7 points of continuous light LED daylight lamp, tripods, reflectors, windows, paper backgrounds, and also with all the necessary accessories to achieve any small format production. The space also has portable equipment for working outdoors.

Media Lab Lighting

Opening hours: Monday to Thursday from 15:30 to 17:30h and from 18 to 20h. Mornings by direct arrangement with Bosc's concierge.
Reservation of the space: The student will contact Bosc's concierge ( to reserve a time slot. On the day of the booking, the student will go to the Bosc concierge's office, where he/she will be given a key to the assigned set: A or B, a key to access the tripods and the rolls of paper and complementary material that will be requested directly from the concierge's office. At the end of the session, the student will leave the material as he/she found it and return the keys to the concierge's office. During the following hours the material will be checked. If there are any incidents for which the student may be responsible, he/she will be warned and reprimanded, if necessary.

Media Lab Audiovisual

Opening hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 15:00 to 17:00h.
Reservation of equipment: The student will contact Claudio Molina ( to book the equipment. Claudio will answer about the availability of the material. It is advisable to make the reservation one week in advance. On the day of the reservation the student will go to the Bosc Media Lab, where he/she will be given the material previously ordered. Loans will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. With few exceptions, the equipment will be returned to the set every two days after being checked. The user of the material will be responsible for returning the equipment in the same state in which it was given to him/her. To this end, he/she will sign a document of responsibility (available on set), by which he/she undertakes to replace the damaged equipment.