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  • Locations: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2022 11/01/2021 ** Rolling Admission 01/05/2022 05/30/2022
Fall 2022 04/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2022-2023 04/01/2022 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: TBD, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: TBD, College of Engineering: Brian Poepsel, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Megan Hull Program Type: External
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Advertising/Public Relations, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Accounting), Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Drama, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, European Studies, Fine Art, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, History, Humanities, International Relations, Italian, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Middle East Studies, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation & Sport Management, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Wildlife Habitat
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm
Program Description:

University of Glasgow

Program Overview

Established in 1451, University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world, and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. Contemporary University of Glasgow hosts 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 140 countries, and is located in a green campus setting in the West End of Glasgow, a trendy and vibrant area of the city. 

World-class academics characterize this institution, which is a member of the prestigious Russell Group. Among many notable alumni are the father of economics, Adam Smith; former First Minister of Scotland, Donald Dewar; and mathematical physicist and engineer Lord Kelvin.

With a strong focus on research, and particular strengths in STEM subjects and humanities, Glasgow is also home to the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery, one of the world’s leading university museums. The Business School at the University of Glasgow is accredited by AACSB.

Special academic opportunities include law courses which are designed specifically for North American students majoring in pre-law; a course entitled “Exploring Scottish Culture,” which contextualizes the study abroad experience in Scotland; the opportunity to take introductory art courses in partnership with Glasgow School of Art; and a comprehensive array of STEM courses for pre-med majors.

Glasgow is considered to be one of the world’s friendliest and most affordable cities, and the West End of Glasgow is filled with cafes, bars, boutiques and cultural attractions, ensuring that you’ll always have something fun to explore. Ninety local parks and gardens make this a walkable and green place. Vintage shopping, street art, and nightlife all contribute to the cosmopolitan vibe. The Student Representatives’ Council (SRC) supports over 300 clubs and societies you can join. From baking to archaeology to engineering, and everything in between, there is something for everyone. 

WHY ARCADIA?

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

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