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  • Locations: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: Duke applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Open to Non-Duke Students: No Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Dormitory, Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Carolyn Covalt
Minimum Class Level: Sophomore Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3.0
Click here for a definition of this term Course Load: at least 60 Glasgow credits (max. of 70 credits allowed) Click here for a definition of this term Additional Program Prerequisites: None
Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirement: None Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Art History, Arts & Humanities, Arts and Media, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics, Chemistry, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Classical Studies, Computer Science, Cultural Anthropology, Earth and Ocean Sciences, Economics, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Engineering, English, Environmental Science and Policy, Evolutionary Anthropology, Finance, Gender Sexuality and Feminist Studies, Global Cultural Studies, History, International Comparative Studies, Latin, Linguistics, Literature, Markets and Management Studies, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Music, Natural Sciences, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Psychology and Neuroscience, Public Policy, Religious Studies, Slavic and Eurasian Studies, Social Sciences, Sociology, Statistical Science, Theater Studies
Duke Administered Program?: No
Program Description:

Please note that the Duke Study  Abroad Fee will be charged to students enrolled in this program. For more information about the fee, please see


What the University of Glasgow has to offer
  • One of the oldest and largest universities in Britain, founded in 1451
  • Located in a vibrant urban environment with active subcultures in music, art and leisure
  • Has been ranked the number-one university in Scotland and among the top 20 universities in the U.K.
  • An easygoing, friendly environment
  • One of the oldest and most extensive libraries in Europe
  • Student organizations offer a wide range of entertainment and recreational facilities, including discos, coffee bars, restaurants and bars
  • Great athletic facilities available for everything from golf and tennis to ice skating, skiing and mountaineering

  • Housing ranges from large and small residence halls to student houses and student flats
  • Most housing is within a mile of the campus, although some requires a bus commute
  • Students prepare their own meals or purchase them in cafeterias on campus

  • Study available in 120 departments in seven faculties: arts; biomedical and life sciences; education; engineering; information and mathematical sciences; physical sciences; and law, business and social sciences
  • The Departments of Scottish Literature and Scottish History collaborate on a special course for visiting students interested in Scottish culture
  • A service learning option combines upper-level academic study with volunteer service in a welfare agency in Glasgow
  • Students may take a fine arts studio course at the prestigious Glasgow School of Art
  • Students may take a special course called Bagpipes: History, Repertoire and Performance at the National Piping Centre
  • Students take two to five courses per semester, depending on individual course weight

Top departments
  • Performing arts
  • Communications
  • Theatre, television
  • Sociology