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The city of Glasgow has risen from its gritty and industrial past to become one of Europe's emerging cities of culture with magnificent art collections from the classical to the contemporary, and a lively theater and music scene. Glasgow now houses trendy boutiques, a buzzing club scene, an endless variety of ethnic restaurants and distinctive neighborhoods. With street markets, fringe theaters, cafes, film festivals and performance art and music everywhere you look.

With one-on-one instruction, a high degree of independent study and focused studio work, GSA's fine arts courses allow you to realize and develop your creativity and to mature as an artist. Emphasis is placed on studio work and continuous interaction and discussion with your instructors and visiting artists.


Area(s) of Study

  • Architectural Interior Design
  • Art History
  • Fine Arts
  • Textiles And Apparel
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Studio Art

Sponsored by ARCADIA - a UT Affiliate

Academic Information

The GSA is composed of three schools - Design, Fine Art, and Architecture. Areas of concentration include textile design, painting, photography, sculpture, silversmithing and jewelry, printmaking and graphic design, glass blowing, drawing, and architectural studies. Students will earn 15 credits per semester.

Language(s) of Instruction



Service Learning/Internship

  • Service Learning - No
  • Internship - No


Arcadia will arrange for housing in the GSA's newly refurbished student housing within close walking distance of the school. Flats typically have share facilities. Four to six students share a kitchen. For more information visit the housing website.

Open To

Students from all colleges and schools

Program Cost

Students will pay $75 app fee, $600 affiliated registration fee and $19/wk for overseas insurance to UT Austin. Students pay a program fee (tuition, housing) to Arcadia (see provider website for more details). Federal financial aid and scholarships apply for full-time summer (6 credits)/semester (12) enrollment.


- Spring
  • Program: January 6, 2024 to May 25, 2024
  • Instructional: January 6, 2024 to May 25, 2024
  • Final Deadline: October 1, 2023
- Fall
  • Program: September 14, 2023 to December 16, 2023
  • Instructional: September 25, 2023 to December 15, 2023
  • Final Deadline: March 15, 2023

Application Code


Program Coordinator

Stephanie Cushey

Additional Resources

Program Website
Peer Evaluations

Next Step

1) View mandatory advising videos: Explore: Education Abroad 101. Attend a live EA Q&A to ask questions. 2) View the Ready to Apply video. 3) Self-authorize your application via the Get Started link below and apply! Find advising videos, Q&A events at

Program information above is subject to change