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  • Locations: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Restrictions: GT applicants only
  • Estimated Program Costs: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/03/2020 05/20/2020

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Level: Undergraduate Program Type: University Exchange
Credit Hours: 12 Weeks per term: 18
Language of Instruction: English Academic Disciplines: Accounting, Aerospace Engineering, Architecture, Biology, Business Administration, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Electrical Engineering, History, Technology, and Society, Industrial Design, International Affairs, Literature, Media and Communication, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Physics, Psychology, Sociology
Preferred Participating Majors (Exchange Programs): Housing Type: On-Campus Residence Hall, Private Apartment
Advisor: Cassy McInnis International Service Learning: No
Affiliated with GT Serve-Learn-Sustain: No
Program Description:
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Location Information

Academic Year:  late September – early June
Fall semester: early September - mid December
Spring semester:  late January – early June

This university is located in Glasgow, Scotland. To learn more about this city and country, please visit:

The University of Strathclyde was founded in 1796 as Anderson's Institution. In 1964, the University was granted its Royal Charter and since then has continued to expand while always focusing squarely on its students' interests.

The University of Strathclyde is Scotland's third largest university, with around 14,600 students, who represent over 90 countries. There are over 100 student clubs and societies, and some 40 different sports offered to students. In a recent 'Destinations of Graduates in 1993' table produced by The Sunday Times, Strathclyde ranked first in Scotland and fourth in Britain, with only 5.9% of its graduates still unemployed six months after leaving the university.

  • on-campus flats
  • off-campus private housing
As an international student you are guaranteed on-campus housing. By choosing a student residence, you will be within walking distance to classes, shops, laundry, banking facilities and you will also benefit from the ready made social life that residences can offer. On-campus housing options consists of popular self-catering flats with single or shared rooms. Strathclyde's student residences are conveniently located for access to Glasgow's efficient and affordable transportation system. For more information about accommodation at Strathclyde click here.


  • Georgia Tech degree-seeking student
  • Good Academic Standing with a 3.0 (or higher) GPA at time of application
  • Undergraduates must have completed at least two full-time semesters of study at GT 
  • At least 18 years of age by the program's departure date
  • Be able to stay at the host university for the duration of their semester, INCLUDING through their exam period
  • Be in Good Standing with the Office of Student Affairs and Housing
  • All Non-U.S. Citizens are welcome to apply to participate in an exchange outside of their home country only. This rule applies to all who do not have a U.S. passport, including U.S. Permanent Residents.
  • All study abroad participants are required to have a passport prior to any visa deadline dates, and any needed visas prior to departure date (Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations prior to departure).

Academic Info
For detailed course information: click here.

Credit for courses taken as a part of exchange programs is received by transferring the credits back to Georgia Tech. For more information about this, click here. Here you will find the foreign credit approval form, the foreign credit approval form instructions, and a link to the registrar's Equivalency Table.

1 Strathclyde credit = 0.357 GT credits
10 Strathclyde credits = 3 GT credits
20 Strathclyde credits = 7 GT credits

Strathclyde Grade = US Grade
70-100 = A
60-69 = B
50-59 = C
40-49 = D
0-39 = F 
  • Complete information about how to apply for or renew a U.S. passport is available here.
  • You must obtain all proper immigration documents, such as an official passport and a visa if required. Students are responsible for securing all required travel documents per the host country’s regulations. For visa information visit the U.S. State Department website here.
Depending on how long you will be in the UK and whether or not you intend to work, you may or may not need to apply for a visa prior to departure. Visa regulations and interpretations can change, so be sure to check the UK Border Agency web site frequently.
Essential Functions of Study Abroad

OIE is committed to supporting students with disabilities who plan to embark on an international experience. Along with this one of a kind experience comes with the knowledge that there are different cultural viewpoints and legal standards for disabilities throughout the world. Contact your study abroad advisor for additional details about the essential functions of this particular study abroad program. Notify the Office of International Education and the Office of Disability Services about your accommodation needs as soon as possible, but at a minimum, we suggest at least six months before your expected departure. Please note, that depending on your needs, it may take longer to determine if accommodations are in place for the program that you have chosen.
Experiences of Former Students
Want to hear from former study abroad students about the realities of daily life at the host school? Want to see snapshots from around the world - taken by former study abroad participants? Check out these helpful links: Peer Advisors and Study Abroad Photo Contest.

Can't find a student perspective for your particular program? Contact this program's Exchange Abroad Advisor for a list of recent participants who are eager to tell other GT students about studying abroad.
Advisor Information
Cassy McInnis