Information for EU Applicants

Latest information for prospective students and applicants from the EU, and students who are planning an Erasmus+ exchange to or from Glasgow. 

Undergraduate applicants

Information for prospective undergraduates from the EU who are considering applying, or have applied, to study at the University of Glasgow.

Tuition fees for EU undergraduates starting in academic year 2020/21

The Scottish Government confirmed free tuition in Scotland for eligible EU students commencing their studies in 2020/21 academic year. Students will be admitted as Scottish/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies. EU students enrolling in 2020 will continue to remain eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

For more information:

Tuition fees for EU undergraduates starting in academic year 2021/22 and later 

The Scottish Government has confirmed EU students commencing their studies in 2021/22 and later will not be eligible for Home fees (free tuition) nor funding from the Scottish government i.e. all non-UK students will be treated identically. We are waiting to hear information regarding Scottish government scholarhips which will be made available to EU students.


Postgraduate taught applicants

Information for prospective postgraduate students from the EU who are considering applying, or have applied, to study at the University of Glasgow.

Tuition fees for EU postgraduates starting in academic year 2020/21

The Scottish Government confirmed that fees for eligible EU students commencing their studies in 2020/21 will be at the same level as those for UK students. Eligible students will be admitted as UK/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies. EU students enrolling in academic year 2020/21 continue to remain eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

Funding for EU postgraduates starting in academic year 2020/21

The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) offer a tuition fee loan of up to £5,500 for all eligible full-time taught postgraduate students from non-UK EU countries.

Part-time students undertaking an eligible course over two years can apply for a tuition fee loan up to £2,750 per year.

Applications for funding are open from April and repayment will be added to any existing undergraduate loans if applicable.

Please visit the SAAS website for more funding information:

You can also search for relevant scholarships through our scholarship database.

Tuition fees and funding for EU postgraduates starting in academic year 2021/22 and later 

The Scottish Government has confirmed EU students commencing their studies in 2021/22 and later will not be eligible for Home fees nor funding from the Scottish government i.e. all non-UK students will be treated identically. We are waiting to hear information regarding Scottish government scholarhips which will be made available to EU students.


Postgraduate research applicants

Information for prospective postgraduate research students from the EU who are considering applying, or have applied, to study at the University of Glasgow.

Tuition fees for EU postgraduate research students starting in academic year 2020/21

The Scottish Government confirmed that fees for eligible EU students commencing their studies in academic year 2020/21 will be at the same level as those for UK students. Eligible students will be admitted as UK/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies. 

Scholarships and funding for EU postgraduate research students 2020/21

The UK government has confirmed that EU nationals will remain eligible to apply for Research Council PhD studentships at UK institutions for 2020/21 to help cover costs for the duration of their study. Read press release.

The University is offering a number of funding schemes for UK and EU postgraduate students entering in 2020/21. Further information is available on our scholarships pages and Graduate School funding pages:

Tuition fees and funding for EU postgraduate research students starting in academic year 2021/22 and later

The Scottish Government has confirmed EU students commencing their studies in 2021/22 and later will not be eligible for Home fees from the Scottish government i.e. all non-UK students will be treated identically. We are waiting to hear information regarding access to Scottish/UK research funding which will be made available to EU students and will update as soon as this is confirmed.

 


Erasmus+ applicants

Students from Erasmus partner institutions planning to study in Glasgow

The University of Glasgow will fully participate in the Erasmus Scheme until further notice.

If you are participating in, or about to participate in, the European Union’s Erasmus scheme, you will continue to be eligible for Erasmus grants. This will continue as normal until further notice.

If you are a national of an EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you do not require a visa to study in the UK. You should travel to the UK using your EU/EEA/Swiss passport or national ID card and there will be no restriction on studying. Your immigration status as an EU national has not changed and will continue to apply as normal. This will remain the case until further notice.


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