University of Glasgow Exchange

University of Glasgow, students in Quad

City: Glasgow Country: Scotland, United Kingdom

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What the University of Glasgow has to offer:

  • The University of Glasgow offers more than 600 degree combinations.
  • It is renowned for its teaching excellence which is founded in the university's world-leading research ventures, which inspires respect from employers and satisfaction from students.
  • University of Glasgow is a member of the prestigious Russell Group for leading research Universities in the UK, and a founder member of Universitas 21, an international grouping of universities dedicated to setting worldwide standards for higher education.
  • The University of Glasgow has recently invested £10m in new sports facilities and is currently undergoing a significant expansion and development of its campus.
  • Home to many notable alumni such as Lord Kelvin, Adam Smith, John Logie Baird, James Watt, Steven Moffat, Emeli Sande, Gerard Butler, and more…
  • Its library has one of the largest collections in Europe providing access to 2 million books on 12 floors, and access to c. 30,000 e-journal titles.
  • Located in Scotland's biggest city, Glasgow hosts around 130 music events every week, has more than 700 nightlife and entertainment venues, and has a rich and varied art and culture scene.

Students applying for exchange to the University of Glasgow are also encouraged to apply for funding through the Edmonton Burns Club Award.

Why don't you combine your participation in this exchange with participation in an internship as well? We could send you on a QES internship before or after your exchange. If you are interested in going out on both programs please contact Michal Guzowski at for more details.

When Can I Go?

Terms Offered: Fall, Winter, Full Year

Term Dates:

Fall term equivalent: September through December

Winter term equivalent: January through May

Eligibility Requirements

Open to: All Faculties

Level: Undergraduate

Students must have a cumulative 3.0 GPA to be considered for an exchange to the University of Glasgow.

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Course Information

Language of Instruction: English

Field of Study: All except for Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and Veterinary Medicine. Students wanting only a Fall Term exchange will not be able to take upper level (level 3 and 4) courses Maths, Stats, and Computing Science.

University of Glasgow Course Information

University of Glasgow Credit Information


University of Glasgow Accommodations

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Funding Opportunities 

Students receive on average between $1,200-$1,800 in funding.

Over 70% of students who apply get funding.

Education Abroad Awards