The University of Glasgow has been a popular choice with students from Brazil since 1811 when our first recorded Brazilian-born student, Ignacio Josep de Araújo Vieira from Rio de Janiero, attended the University to study Ethics. We are currently home to over 75 Brazilian students and look forward to welcoming more in the future.

In Glasgow, resident Brazilians take part every year in the West End festival, entertaining crowds with Samba dance and music. The art of Capoeira has also taken our cosmopolitan city by storm so interested students can find classes in just about any part of the city, including the city’s West End, where the university is located.

In addition to a wealth of events held by our International Student Support team, our Brazilian students are also invited to join the University’s Brazilian Society.

Entry Requirements


The University of Glasgow will consider students who have gained the Vestibular / ENEM / PAS for admission into Glasgow’s foundation programme, which is run by Glasgow International College. On successful completion on the foundation programme, you will progress into Year 2 of the main Undergraduate Bachelor degree.

The University will accept students studying A-levels and IBDP for direct entry. Please refer to the webpage for the programme you want to study. Students studying SAT/ACT/AP Exams should go to the USA page.

Postgraduate Taught

We will consider applications to a Masters degree at the University of Glasgow from graduates holding a Bacharel / Licenciado / Professional title when awarded after 4 years or more. 

Minimum Entry Requirements by Scale:

Numerical system (10-0) – an average of 7 or above
Alphabetical system (E-S) – an average of B or above
GPA system (4.0-0) – 3.0 or above
Percentage system (100-50) – an average of 66 or above

Prospective Student Information Sessions

The University of Glasgow is pleased to invite all prospective students to online information sessions which will be dedicated to answering your questions about joining #TeamUofG.

The team will give a presentation covering the application process, entry requirements and student life. There will be time at the end of the presentation for you to ask questions.

Click the relevant link below to book your place.


The University of Glasgow has exchange programmes with the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and UNESP (State University of Sao Paulo). Additionally the university has memorandums of understanding with PUC-SP (Catholic University, Sao Paulo), UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro) and UnB (University of Brasilia). The University's College of MVLS works closely with Fiocruz (based in Rio de Janeiro) on research collaboration.

Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow

We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes

Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)

Available Subjects
  • Earth Science and Geology
  • Education
  • Life Sciences

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

São Paulo State University (UNESP), Brazil (Universidade Estadual Paulista – UNESP)

Available Subjects
  • MVLS (research)
  • Portuguese

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil (Universidade de São Paulo)

Available Subjects
  • Classics
  • Digital Media & Information Studies
  • English Language
  • English Literature
  • Film & TV
  • German
  • History
  • History of Art
  • Italian
  • Music
  • Philosophy
  • Portuguese
  • Scottish Literature
  • Slavonic Languages
  • Spanish
  • Theatre Studies
  • Theology & Religious Studies

Information for incoming participants: Study Abroad and exchange at Glasgow

If you want to come to Glasgow for a year abroad and your country does not have an existing agreement please look at our incoming Study Abroad Programme options

Meet Us

Students who choose to be counselled by an agency should expect the following standards of service:

  • Representatives will support students throughout the application process, providing advice and assistance in the preparation/submission of documents. It is, however, the applicant who must remain ultimately responsible for their account and the management of communications.
  • Representatives will have full access to student data contained within the application form and may manage a student application by discussing all aspects of the application with the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives should be honest and accurate in communicating information about the University to the student and vice versa. At no time should representatives disseminate false or misleading information to the student or to the University.
  • Representatives will conduct themselves with fairness and integrity at all times and are subject to a rigorous selection and ongoing training process by the University of Glasgow.
  • Representatives are paid by the University for their services and will not pass on charges to prospective students.



We would be happy to welcome you to our historic main campus in the heart of Glasgow, where we host open days and campus tours for you to experience our University in person. For more information, go to:

Contact Us

Jo Power, International Recruitment Manager (based in Glasgow)
+44 (0)141 330 8780

Nick Bruce, International Recruitment Coordinator (based in Glasgow)
+44 (0)141 330 7757

International Summer School


Our International Summer School is an excellent introduction to studying at a world renowned university.  Applications for the 2021 summer school will open on 20 January 2021.

Summer study allows you to:

  • Explore a particular topic in more depth
  • Experience teaching from world-class academic staff
  • Supplement your studies and gain international experience and credits at a world-class university

Find out more