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Universities in Glasgow

University of Glasgow

Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the second oldest university in Scotland, fourth oldest university in the UK, a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities, and ranked within the top 100 universities in the world. The University of Glasgow is also accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). The university's published set of values of integrity, credibility, openness and success propels their large student body towards exceptional achievements outside the classroom. Glasgow is truly a Scottish university that draws over 73% of its students from all over Scotland.

ISA students studying at the University of Glasgow have the option to take a variety of courses with locals. Students can also take specialty courses such as Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre Health Students, Service Learning, Nursing, Bagpipe History and Performance, and Medical Humanities. Some popular subject areas include:
  • Business
  • Scottish Culture and Literature
  • Pre-Medicine
  • Theater Studies
  • Social and Political Science
  • Cultural Studies and Languages
  • Geography
  • Computer Science
  • Arts and Media

Student housing is available on or close to campus. ISA students can get to know Scottish locals through their classes or participating in a service-learning module through the department of Public Policy available during the fall semester.

In 2015, the University of Glasgow was ranked the 51st best university in the world and 9th best university in the UK by QS World University Rankings.