Information for EU Applicants

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 have applied to study at the University of Glasgow.

Tuition fees for EU undergraduates starting in 2018 and 2019

The Scottish Government has now confirmed free tuition in Scotland for EU students commencing their studies in 2018 and 2019. Students will be admitted as Scottish/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies. EU students enrolling in 2018 and 2019 continue to remain eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

For more information:


Postgraduate taught applicants

Information for prospective postgraduates from the EU who have applied to study at the University of Glasgow.

Tuition fees for EU postgraduates starting in 2018/19

The Scottish Government has now confirmed that fees for EU students commencing their studies in 2018/19 will be at the same level as UK students. 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 2018/19 continue to remain eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS).

We are currently awaiting confirmation of the situation for postgraduate study commencing academic year 2019/20.

Please visit the SAAS website for more information:

Funding for EU postgraduates 2018/19

The Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS) offer a tuition fee loan entitlement of up to £5,500 for all eligible one-year 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 the funding will be open from April and repayment is added to any existing undergraduate loans.

For more information visit the SAAS website.

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


Postgraduate research applicants

Tuition fees for EU postgraduate research students starting in 2018/19

The Scottish Government has now confirmed that fees for EU students commencing their studies in academic year 2018/19 will be at the same level as UK students. Students will be admitted as UK/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies.

We are currently awaiting confirmation of the situation for postgraduate research commencing academic year 2019/20.

Scholarships and funding for EU postgraduate research students 2018/19

The UK government has confirmed that EU nationals will remain eligible to apply for Research Council PhD studentships at UK institutions for 2018/19 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 2018/19. Further information is available on our scholarships pages and Graduate School funding pages:


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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