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  • Locations: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 07/01/2024 07/15/2024 09/09/2024 12/14/2024
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 11/15/2024 01/13/2025 05/23/2025
Program Description:

Semester in Glasgow


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Program Overview

Spend your semester living and learning in Scotland’s largest city and cultural epicenter, Glasgow! Designed for students from all academic backgrounds, the Semester in Glasgow program is the perfect chance to earn credits toward your degree while immersing yourself in Scottish culture.

When class is in session, you'll choose from a unique mix of flexible and diverse courses at CIEE Glasgow and CIEE's partner institution, the University of Strathclyde. You may also enroll in courses with a local flavor, like business, politics, photography, cuisine, or sustainability initiatives. 

Unique Experiences


and its array of restaurants, cafes, and shops


and take in Glasgow’s culture, architecture, and history


from Haggis (Scotland’s national dish) to delicious seafood

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Excursions & Activities

  • Go on a guided walking tour of Glasgow’s outstanding historic city center such as the merchant city neighborhood, where wealthy traders had their homes in the 18th century 
  • Discover unique street art, which is one of the best expressions of Glasgow’s vibrant urban culture  
  • Visit Glasgow Cathedral, one of the oldest buildings in the city, and learn its fascinating tales 
  • Visit the Celtic Park Stadium  
  • Wander around Glasgow Necropolis  
  • Attend a traditional Ceilidh to see culture in action  
  • Enjoy live music at Kings Tuts Wah Hut   
  • Honor Saint Valentine in the Blessed St. John Duns Scotus Church  

Academic Projects

Internship: There are plenty of options to earn credit and beef up your resume with international experience in the Scottish working market. Help improve logistics and customer relations, build finance reports in Excel, analyze competitors, develop marketing plans, audit local companies, and more. Students applying for an internship are required to submit additional materials during the course selection process and must obtain a visa

Service-learning Projects:?Combine course-based learning with practical, relevant project experience to meet a community-defined need. 

Direct Independent Research: Gain credit for completing an individual research course in a field of special interest under the supervision of a local faculty member. The central goal is a substantive paper or written report containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. 


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to Scottish culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
  • Excursions and/or Study Tours
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel protection included


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