State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY), USA

The Times Higher Education stated that the University at Buffalo as one of the world's best universities. It was founded in 1846 and is the largest campus in the State University of New York system. The university offers the most varied menu of academic programmes in New York State and is ranked as the premier public research university in the north eastern United States of America.

Buffalo was billed as 'Americas best designed city' as it is renowned for its architecture, street designs and parks. There are many attractions to see within Buffalo, including the grandeur of Niagara Falls with neighbouring Canada. The financial and cultural capital of Canada, Toronto, is less than a two hour drive away.

Mobility partner

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  • Estimated number of mobility places: 1-3 full-year or 2-6 semester places

Available Subject Areas

Please ensure that you research the courses available to you as an exchange student, and check with your subject coordinator(s) that these courses are suitable for your Glasgow degree programme. Please note that partner course offerings may change on a yearly basis.

Please research course level; content and assessment structures; partner academic pre-requisites for exchange students; whether enough courses / credits are available in your degree subject(s) to meet your Glasgow degree credit requirements; language of teaching and for Joint Honours students, whether the partner has any restrictions on taking courses from different Schools/Faculties.

  • Law

Key facts

Travel and costs

  • University of Glasgow Financial Support
  • Cost of living
  • Transport
  • USA Immigration: protocol states that students applying to a US partner usually in March/April must provide evidence that they have sufficient funds to cover all expenses while in the United States. Full information of the financial sum required will be found on the US partner webpages and on the US Embassy webpages for their home country. 

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