IFSA: Glasgow - Glasgow School of Art

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Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the Glasgow School of Art!What the Glasgow School of Art has to offer •Leading-edge art study in an inspiring city •Recognized for its international role in educating artists, designers and archi... read more

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I felt like a grew more as a person than anything I learned in the classroom especially because the work in the classroom is so independent. But through the good times and the bad it was so worth it! I wouldn't take it back for anything. - Trinity University View Entire Review
By exploring the world outside my ideal comfort zone (which, in Scotland, would be curling up under lots of blankets and drinking tea), I made some life long friends with whom I explored the country, learned local customs and cultural differences, and shared loads of creative energy. While traveling, you have a wealth of resourc... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
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I feel I've wasted 6 months on a program that taught me absolutely nothing that was promised by IFSA-Butler. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I did a lot of how to be a person learning. Not as much art learning, which is what I came for. The program turned out to not be for me. I'd go abroad again if I could go back, but I'd go elsewhere. - Portland State University View Entire Review
I loved it. I couldn't get enough. For me, it was mostly about the people I met. Of course, the course was fine and I learned that I really do want to go into design (so yes, it impacted my future plans), but I think what I took away from the experience was the friendships. - Skidmore College View Entire Review


Study abroad with the Institute for Study Abroad at the Glasgow School of Art!

What the Glasgow School of Art has to offer 
•Leading-edge art study in an inspiring city 
•Recognized for its international role in educating artists, designers and architects 
•Located in the iconic Mackintosh Building, considered the masterwork of graduate Charles Rennie Mackintosh 
•Programs in fine art, design and architecture 
•Each department is fully equipped with studios and workshops 
•An active students association offers clubs and societies for social, cultural and athletic interests, including an innovative Drama Club and Film Society 
•An annual fashion show that all students can work on

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Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Fall
  • Spring
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
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IFSA Scholarships

Any student applying to an IFSA-Butler program can apply for our general scholarship awards, which are $500 for a summer program, $1,500 for semester study, and $2,000 for the full year. We also offer special opportunities such as First Generation College Student scholarships and a Fill the GAP study abroad savings program that matches contributions up to $1,000. Plus, any student attending a public institution or an MSI (minority serving institution) is automatically eligible for either the IFSA State School Grant or the IFSA MSI Grant. Both are worth $2,000 off the program price.


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Any student who applies for an IFSA-Butler program may apply for a scholarship by completing a scholarship application. This is separate from the general IFSA-Butler program application.