Study Abroad and ExchangesStudy Abroad and Exchanges Team
What is Study Abroad and Exchange?Glasgow offers one of the longest running Study Abroad and Exchange programmes in the UK 30 years and counting!
Over 350 students go out every year to study or work - 2nd biggest programme in Scotland!
We offer a range of short-term and long-term programmes something to suit everyone
International Exchange (outwith Europe) STUDY EXCHANGE
Erasmus+ (within Europe) STUDY OR WORK
Benefits of Studying AbroadA new academic perspective
International networks and friends
An enhanced CV that will make you stand out
Support and recognition through programme your time abroad forms part of your degree from Glasgow and is not an additional year
Who Can Go?
Most subject areas participate except Medicine, Vet Med & Dentistry (speak to these subjects directly for opportunities)
Good academic progress - all exchanges must be approved by the sending subject(s)
Support for students with specific learning requirements
All ages welcome - including Mature students
Erasmus+ - Subject Specific LinksOver 130 partner universities throughout the EU and the EEA
International Exchange - University WideOver 57 Partners Worldwide
Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, South Africa and the USA.
Where can I go?Placement OpportunitiesErasmus+ CountryUniversity NameCzech RepublicJihoceska univerzita v Ceskych Budejovice-SbohemiaCzech RepublicUniverzita Karlova v PrazeFinlandUniversity of HelsinkiFinlandTampereen yliopistoGermanyUniversitat KonstanzGermanyRuprecht-Karls-Universitat HeidelbergIrelandUniveristy of Dublin - Trinity CollegeNetherlandsRadboud Universiteit NijmegenNorwayUniversitetet i BergenSpainUniversitat de BarcelonaSwedenLunds universitetSwedenUppsala UniversiteitSwitzerlandUniversit de GenvePlacement OpportunitiesInternational Exchange
Where Have They Been?Erasmus+YearSubjectsOverseas PartnerCountry2014-15GeneticsUniversity of BarcelonaSpainPharmacologyCharles UniversityPragueMicrobiologyRadbound UniversityNetherlandsZoologyUniversity of HelsinkiFinland2013-14NeuroscienceTrinity CollegeIreland2012-13ZoologyLund UniversitySwedenPhysiologyUniversity of BarcelonaSpainYearSubjectsOverseas Institute2014-15AnatomyDALHOUSIE UNIVERSITYBiochemistryUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ)GeneticsUNIVERSITY OF CALGARYMarine & Freshwater BioUNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDEMarine & Freshwater BioUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ)Marine & Freshwater BioUNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (UWA)ZoologyUNIVERSITY OF CALGARYZoologyUNIVERSITY OF OTAGO2013-2014AnatomyUNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDEBiochemistryUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ)Marine & Freshwater BioUNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA (UC)PhysiologyUNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNEZoologyMACQUARIE UNIVERSITY2012-2013AnatomyUNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND (UQ)Molecular and Cellular BiologyUNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA (UBCGeneticsCHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG (CUHK)NeuroscienceUNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNEPharmacologyNATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE (NUS)Where Have They Been?International ExchangeProgramme FeaturesStudy Abroad and ExchangesERASMUS+INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGEFUNDING AVAILABLE?Erasmus+ Grant if eligible contribution to living costsSome scholarships may be availableLANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED?Many partners teach in English; online language support available; language support at Glasgow available through Language CentreMajority of partners teach in English; language support at Glasgow available through Language CentreWORK PLACEMENT OPTION?Yes depending on degree subjectNoINTEGRATED WITH DEGREE?Yes subject approval required; credits transferred backYes subject approval required;credits transferred backDURATION?Full year or single semesterFull year or single semester
Reciprocal exchange no tuition fee payable to university overseas
Student is responsible for all other costs accommodation, living expenses, travel, insurance, visa
Still eligible for student loan etc.
Erasmus grant if eligible
International Exchange: some small scholarships are available
How Does It Work?Apply to the programme - Most subjects sent out in 3rd year; so students apply at start of 2nd year. - Sciences may send out in 2nd year; so students apply at start of 1st year.
Apply to your host
Register and pay tuition to Glasgow as normal for the year
Credits transfer back
Continuous support- here and overseas
Next StepsCome to the Study Abroad Fair (register on the webpage)
Speak to the SAE team about which opportunity is best for you (details on webpage)
Speak to you subject areas to highlight interest and find out what they need you to do
Attend a compulsory Information Session (International only) (register on the webpage)
Check out the webpages at www.glasgow/international/abroadexchangewww.glasgow.ac.uk/internationange/exchangeprogrammeoutgoing/ www.glasgow.ac.uk/international/abroadexchange/exchangeprogrammeoutgoing/
Level-3 Course ContactsCourseNameEmailAnatomy Dr Michelle WelshMichelle.Welsh@glasgow.ac.uk Biochemistry Dr Brian SmithBrian.Smith@glasgow.ac.uk Genetics Prof Kevin O'DellKevin.O'Dell@glasgow.ac.uk Human Biology Dr Katherine PriceKatherine.Price@glasgow.ac.uk Immunology Dr Julia Edgarjulia.firstname.lastname@example.org Marine & Freshwater Biology Dr Sofie SpatharisSofie.Spatharis@glasgow.ac.uk Medical Microbiology Dr Helen GadegaardHelen.Gadegaard@glasgow.ac.uk Molecular & Cellular Biology Dr Pamela ScottPamela.Scott@glasgow.ac.uk Neruoscience Dr Lieve DesbonnetLieve.Desbonnet@glasgow.ac.uk Pharmacology Dr Dorothy AidulisDorothy.Aidulis@glasgow.ac.uk Physiology Dr Alexandra MavroeidiAlexandra.Mavroeidi@glasgow.ac.uk Physiology and Sports Science Ms Victoria PenprazeVictoria.Penpraze@glasgow.ac.uk Zoology Dr Sofie SpatharisSofie.Spatharis@glasgow.ac.uk School DeadlinesInternational Exchange: 27 November 2015Prior to the School deadline you must meet the Course Coordinator for your intended Level 3 Honours programme to discuss your plans for exchange and agree your course matches.
From 30 November we will arrange for you to meet the Schools Subject Coordinator to finalise your application.
ERASMUS+: 20 January 2016From December onwards you must arrange to meet the Course Coordinator for your intended Level 3 Honours programme to discuss your plans for exchange and agree your course matches.
During the week of 25 January we will arrange for you to meet the Schools Subject Coordinator to finalise your application.