Study abroad (visiting) students should ensure their application
is submitted in time for the official deadline: 1 April for Fall
start dates and 15 October for January start.
Please note 15 October deadline may NOT be used for EXCHANGE
Applications will continue to be reviewed after the deadline,
but as space is limited on many programmes, we recommend you submit
your application prior to the above dates. All applications will be
considered as a group, so January start applications will only be
looked at after 15 October deadline.
Applying for Study Abroad
To apply please use the link to the application form on the top
right of this page. This form is a PDF file. Most applications will
be made through your home school's Study Abroad office, who will
collect applications and portfolios and mail them on your behalf to
the GSA. Your application should contain a portfolio of your work -
15-20 images usually on a CD, two references from your home school
and a personal statement outlining your artistic interests and how
you feel these will be met at GSA.
Study Abroad students pay our international tuition fees in
proportion to their period of study i.e. full-year, Term 1 only,
Terms 2 and 3 only.
The Glasgow School of Art welcomes applications from students
studying at one of our recognised partner institutions. There is
only one deadline for incoming Exchange students: 1 May.We are
unable to accept applications for exchange after this date due to
Exchange Application Form
The Application Form is available from Exchange Coordinators of
the home institutions or by using the link at the top right of the
page (Exchange form)
Your application should contain a portfolio of your work - 15-20
images usually on a CD, two references from your home school and a
personal statement outlining your artistic interests and how you
feel these will be met at GSA. You may upload your portfolio to a
file share site and send us the link if you prefer, but please note
that we CAN NOT accept portfolios as email attachments, and we will
not send your portfolio for review if you send it like this.
Applications for the Schools of Fine Art and Design are accepted
for Term 1 (September-December) or Term 2 (January - March). For
the Mackintosh School of Architecture students must study for the
full academic year. Please make sure you indicate on your
application form the Department in which you wish to study. We are
unable to accept incoming exchange applications onto our one-year
Exchange students do not pay tuition fees to The Glasgow School
of Art for their period of study at the School. They continue to
pay tuition fees at their home institution. They may however be
asked while entering the country to show proof of adequate funds to
support their stay.
EU students may be eligible for a grant from their home
Students will have to finance their own travel, accommodation
and living expenses while studying at the School on the exchange
programme. Field trips and materials will be an added expense
depending on the course of study.
For further information on how to apply please contact the
International Office on +44 (0) 141 353 4487 or firstname.lastname@example.org