The European Council of Interior Architects is the representative body for the European professional organizations in Interior Architecture and Design. Founded in 1992, ECIA currently represents 14 members-national organizations, with over 6000 professionals Interior Architects/Designers.
On 19 May 2012, the official application by the ESL to join the ECIA (European Council of Interior Architects) was signed at the ECIA outing session in Tallinn. At the General Assembly of the ECIA in Brussels on 19–20 October 2012 the ESL was accepted as a full member of the European organisation. The ESL actively participates in the activities of the ECIA – in the sessions of the ECIA Nordic section and the ECIA General Assembly.