Go Abroad for Summer

Go Abroad for Summer

Summer schools and bespoke short-term programmes are available to full time undergraduate students from all subject backgrounds registered at the University of Glasgow. This is a unique opportunity to:

  • Explore other cultures
  • Make new friends around the world
  • Learn or improve your foreign language skills

These opportunities may be of particular interest to those wanting to spend time abroad but who are unable to commit to a semester or full-year away.

How to Apply

How to Apply 

  • The deadline for Go Abroad Scholarships is Tuesday 2 June 2020
  • Identify an online Summer School at one of our partner institutions.
  • Ensure you understand the partner’s application process and the terms and conditions (deadlines, costs, dates, etc). You may need to apply directly to them for admission before the outcome of your scholarship is announced.
  • Submit an application for a Go Abroad Scholarship following the links below. 
  • The outcome of your application will be announced mid-June. 


Go Abroad Scholarships

Submit an application for a Go Abroad Scholarship to support attendance at an online Summer School here



  • Go Abroad Scholarships and free places are open to all University of Glasgow students except those in their final year
  • Only one scholarship or free place awarded per student, per term. Priority will be given to students applying for the first time
  • Students who have secured a place on the main Go Abroad exchange programme may apply, but priority will be given to students who have not secured an exchange place or who are applying to go abroad for the first time
  • Priority will be given to students applying for Summer Schools run by our partner institutions

2020 Partner Summer Schools

Below are Summer Schools offered by our partner institutions. This is not an exhaustive list: more will be added as they become available.


Czech Republic

Masaryk University 

  • Online Summer Schools 2020
  • Dates: Varies by course
  • Deadline: 20 June 2020
  • Funding: €100 discount if applying before 1 June 2020 

Charles University 

  • Summer 2020 Online 
  • Dates: Session 1: 22 June - 9 July 2020, Session 2: 13 - 30 July 2020
  • Deadline: Session 1: 8 June 2020, Session 2: 29 June 2020


ISIT Paris

Sciences Po

  • Online Session 2020: French Language or Social Sciences
  • Dates: 29 June - 24 July 2020
  • Deadline: 5 June 2020


Frankfurt School of Finance and Management 

IES University of Tübingen  


University of Padua


Hong Kong

Hong Kong University


Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

University of Alcalá


Go Abroad Scholarships

A number of Go Abroad Scholarships are available to support your attendance at online Summer Schools offered by our partner institutions. 

These awards will not necessarily cover the full cost of your course but are intended as a contribution towards your expenses. 

Please apply for these scholarships using the link in the section above.



  • Go Abroad Scholarships and free places for Summer Schools are open to all University of Glasgow undergraduate students except those in their final year
  • Only one scholarship or free place for a Summer School awarded per student, per term. Priority will be given to students applying for the first time
  • Students who have secured a place on the main Go Abroad exchange programme may apply, but priority will be given to students who have not secured an exchange place or who are applying to go abroad for the first time
  • Priority will be given to students applying for Summer Schools run by our partner institutions

U21 Opportunities

‌The University of Glasgow is proud to be a founding member of Universitas 21 (U21), established in 1997, as a global network of 27 leading research-led universities for the 21st century. This allows us to follow education projects larger than any one university could manage alone and offer a framework for international collaboration. For more information about the partnership, see here

Please see here to search for summer opportunities offered by our U21 partner institutions. 

We have Go Abroad Scholarships set aside to support students attending a Summer School at a U21 partner institution. Please apply using the Go Abroad Scholarship application link above. 

Applicants: What Happens Next?

If your application has been successful, the next steps are:

  1. Apply for your chosen Summer School following the partner’s instructions. Don’t miss their deadlines!
  2. Ensure your UK bank details have been entered correctly in MyCampus. Go Abroad Scholarships will be paid via MyCampus before you leave
  3. Submit evidence of your Summer School completion to goabroad@glasgow.ac.uk. We will then add this course to your HEAR. If you do not submit evidence of completion by the end of August 2020, you will be required to repay any scholarship awarded

If your application for a scholarship or free place was unsuccessful but you still want to attend a Summer School:

  • Many of our partners offer discounts to University of Glasgow students. You may want to ask them if this applies to your chosen course
  • Partner institutions and external agencies may offer their own scholarships or financial assistance. Many institutions will advertise these on their websites. It is your own responsibility to research and apply for these opportunties

Mobility Partners


Aix-Marseille University (Aix-Marseille Université)

Audencia Business School, France

CPE Lyon, France (Ecole Supérieure de Chimie Physique Electronique de Lyon)

Ecole du Louvre, France

ENSAI, France (École Nationale de la Statistique et de l'Analyse de l'Information)

ENSMA, France (Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Mécanique et D’Aérotechnique)

Grenoble Alpes University, France (Université Grenoble Alpes)

Grenoble Institute of Technology, France (Institut Polytechnique de Grenoble Grenoble)

IESA Arts and Culture School in Paris. France (Institut d'Etudes Superieures des Arts)

ISAE, France (Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace)

ISIT (Institut de Management et de Communication Interculturels)

Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, France (Université Jean Moulin Lyon 3)

Lille Catholic University - FSEG, France (Université Catholique de Lille)

Lumière University Lyon 2, France (Université Lumière Lyon 2)

National Graduate School of Engineering Chemistry of Lille, France (École Nationale Supérieure de Chimie de Lille [ENSCL])

New Sorbonne University – Paris III, France (Université Paris III Sorbonne Nouvelle)

Nice Sophia Antipolis University, France (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis)

Pantheon-Sorbonne University - Paris 1, France (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Paris Sorbonne University (Paris IV), France (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Paris IV)

Science Po Lyon, France

SciencesPo, France ( Institut D'Etudes Politiques des Paris)

Sigma Clermont, France

SKEMA Business School, France

Université de Lorraine, France

University of Caen Normandy, France (Université de Caen Normandie)

University of Clermont-Auvergne, France (Université Clermont Auvergne)

University of Franche-Comté, France (Université de Franche-Comté)

University of Poitiers, France (Université de Poitiers)

University of Savoy Mont Blanc, France (Université de Savoie Mont Blanc)

University of Strasbourg, France (Université de Strasbourg)

University Paris-Sud, France (Université Paris-Sud)

University Toulouse Jean Jaures, France (Université Toulouse – Jean Jaurès)

UPPA, France (Université de Pau et des Pays de l’Audour)


Bucerius Law School, Germany

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule Esslingen)

Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany

Free University of Berlin, Germany (Freie Universitat Berlin)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany (Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena)

Furtwangen University (HFU), Germany (Hochschule Furtwangen University)

Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany (Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main)

Heidelberg University, Germany (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg)

Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz , Germany (Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz)

LMU Munich, Germany (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Ruhr University Bochum, Germany (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)

Technical University of Munich, Germany (Technische Universität München)

TU Berlin, Germany (Technische Universität Berlin)

TU Braunschweig, Germany (Technische Universität Braunschweig)

University of Bonn, Germany (Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhemls-Universität Bonn)

University of Bremen, Germany (Universität Bremen)

University of Cologne, Germany (Universität zu Köln)

University of Freiburg, Germany (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)

University of Hannover, Germany (Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover)

University of Kiel, Germany (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

University of Konstanz, Germany (Universität Konstanz)

University of Mannheim, Germany (Universität Mannheim)

University of Tübingen, Germany (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)