University of Glasgow

University of Glasgow

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Location 🌎

Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom English Open to all Faculties


Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is a major research-led university operating in an international context. It is one of the oldest universities in the United Kingdom, and the largest science based university in the UK outside of London.

The main Gilmorehill campus resides in Hillhead, 3 km from Glasgow. It is housed in one of the most stunning campuses in the UK and in a city that matches the University in dynamism and vibrancy. 

Important information

  • See Glasgow's Study Abroad Guide!

  • Proof of English Language proficiency may be required in order to obtain a visa.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

September - December January - May

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm.

Contact information

International Exchange

Tel: 0044 (0)141 330 5439

Email: visiting-students [at]




Student reports

Consult PDF iconExchange Experience Reports about the University of Glasgow written by fellow McGill students today!

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The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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