The University of Glasgow has a long established relationship with Iceland and we have been welcoming students (both postgraduates and undergraduates) here for many decades. Further, as a long term Erasmus partner we also welcome many Icelandic students on a short term basis each year.
Our Icelandic graduates include influential members of industry, academics and health professional among many others.
Undergraduate entry requirements
The normal minimum requirement is an award of Stúdentspróf with overall average Grade of 7.0 and 8.0 in required subjects. Certain degree programmes require a higher standard.
A-levels and International Baccalaureate Diploma
See the Undergraduate degree programmes for specfic A-levels and International Baccalaureate Diploma entry requirements.
The normal minimum entry requirement is 77% overall with at least 7.5 in three subjects including required subjects. Certain degree programmes require a higher standard.
For information about admission to Dentistry, Medicine, Veterinary Medicine or Nursing
- Dentistry: email@example.com
- Medicine: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Veterinary Medicine: email@example.com
- Nursing: firstname.lastname@example.org
View our Undergraduate degree programmes
Postgraduate taught entry requirements
We will consider applications to Masters degrees from graduates holding a Bachelors Degree. Applicants with a GPA of 3.0 or above may be considered for postgraduate study. This equates to scores of 6.0 – 7.24 or Second Class on the Icelandic Bachelors. If you are in doubt that your qualification meets our standards, the best advice is to apply and we can either offer you a place on our courses or suggest alternatives for you.
View our Postgraduate taught degree programmes to find out more about our postgraduate taught entry requirements
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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.
Study Abroad and Exchange opportunities at Glasgow
We welcome over 1500 students every year via the long-established Study Abroad and exchange programmes
Reykjavik University, Iceland (Háskólinn í Reykjavík)
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
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: http://www.gla.ac.uk/about/visit/.
To contact staff in our Glasgow office, please use the enquiry form.
International Summer School
INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL
Applications for the 2022 summer school are now closed.
Our International Summer School is an excellent introduction to studying at a world renowned university.
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