Starting in 2020-2021 and arrived after 31st December 2020
EU students starting a full degree before 1 August 2021 and arriving in Scotland after 31 December 2020:
- Will be eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS)
- Will need to apply for a student visa through the new Student route
- Will be eligible to apply for the Graduate Route to allow them to remain in the UK after graduation
Starting after August 2021 and arrived after 31st December 2020
EU students starting a full degree in 2021-22 and arriving in the UK after 31 December 2020:
- Will not be eligible for home fee status or tuition fee loan
- Could be considered for our:
- Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship
- Postgraduate International Leadership Scholarship
Funding Opportunities for EU Students
The University is dedicated to supporting our European students. From the 2021/22 academic year we will be offering highly qualified students from across the EU new scholarship opportunities.
If you are an EU Undergraduate student and you have already started at Glasgow (in or before academic year 2020/21) you will continue to benefit from free tuition in Scotland. You are already admitted as Scottish/EU fee status student and will retain that status for the duration of your studies. EU students enrolling in 2020 will remain eligible for tuition fee support from the Student Awards Agency for Scotland (SAAS) for the duration of their undergraduate degree.
EU Settlement Scheme
You need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme if you wish to remain in the UK after the end of the transitional period.
Please note that those who enter the UK before 23:00 on 31 December 2020 will have until 30 June 2021 to apply under the scheme. However we strongly advise making your application as soon as you can after settling in Scotland, as there may be unforeseen delays or difficulties with the application process.
Postgraduate research applicants
Information for prospective postgraduate research students from the EU who are considering applying, or have applied, to study at the University of Glasgow.
Tuition fees for EU postgraduate research students starting in academic year 2020/21
The Scottish Government confirmed that fees for eligible EU students commencing their studies in academic year 2020/21 will be at the same level as those for UK students. Eligible students will be admitted as UK/EU fee status students and retain that status for the duration of their studies.
Scholarships and funding for EU postgraduate research students 2020/21
The UK government has confirmed that EU nationals will remain eligible to apply for Research Council PhD studentships at UK institutions for 2020/21 to help cover costs for the duration of their study. Read press release.
The University is offering a number of funding schemes for UK and EU postgraduate students entering in 2020/21. Further information is available on our scholarships pages and Graduate School funding pages:
- College of Arts
- College of Medical, Veterinary & Life Sciences
- College of Science & Engineering
- College of Social Sciences
Tuition fees and funding for EU postgraduate research students starting in academic year 2021/22 and later
The Scottish Government has confirmed EU students commencing their studies in 2021/22 and later will not be eligible for Home fees from the Scottish government i.e. all non-UK students will be treated identically. We are waiting to hear information regarding access to Scottish/UK research funding which will be made available to EU students and will update as soon as this is confirmed.
Students from Erasmus partner institutions planning to study in Glasgow
The University of Glasgow will fully participate in the Erasmus Scheme until further notice.
If you are participating in, or about to participate in, the European Union’s Erasmus scheme, you will continue to be eligible for Erasmus grants. This will continue as normal until further notice.
If you are a national of an EU or EEA country, or Switzerland, you do not require a visa for study of less than six months in the UK. You can travel to the UK using your EU/EEA/Swiss passport or national ID card. This will remain the case until further notice
As a result of the UK leaving the EU there will be changes for our EU applicants, keep checking our updates on how to come to the UK to study
European student support: choose your country
Find entry requirements, contact information and how to meet us
Fees and funding
- Undergraduate EU fees
- How do you define my Undergraduate Fee Status?
- Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship
- Postgraduate EU fees
- How do you define my Postgraduate Fee Status?
- International Leadership Scholarship