Why study abroad at the University of Glasgow?

Why study abroad at the University of Glasgow?

The Study Abroad Programme is specially designed for visiting students who elect to come to the University of Glasgow Scotland for a semester or year as part of their undergraduate degree programme. 

If you are presently studying at a Japanese University, please visit our dedicated English plus academic subjects programme section. 

Experience & flexibility

For more than 20 years we have been welcoming visiting students. International students can choose from over 900 courses from a range of schools. This flexibility ensures a broad academic experience and allows you to match your study abroad options with your degree course at home. Please visit our course catalogue for details of subjects on offer. 

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the UK and has maintained a consistent reputation for academic excellence and innovative research. We are a truly Scottish university, with over 73% of our students coming from all over Scotland. We offer visiting students the opportunity to study in a world-class teaching and living environment.

A cosmopolitan gateway

Glasgow, Scotland's largest city is a bustling, lively and cultural place to live and study. There is always something to see and do with excellent shopping, nightlife, museums, parks and galleries. Glasgow is a friendly and welcoming multi-cultural city which has recently been voted 'politest city in the UK'. 

Situated on the west coast of Scotland, Glasgow is an ideal gateway to further explore our beautiful country and is less than an hour away from many attractions, including Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Edinburgh, Stirling and the Ayrshire Coast.