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The Glasgow School of Arts - MackIntosh School of Architecture

The Glasgow School of Arts - MackIntosh School of Architecture

Type of agreement: Erasmus +
Level of studies: Master
Responsible: AHO, Institute of Architecture


Host institution contacts: Claire Chidgey-Carmichael, C.Chidgey@gsa.ac.uk, international@gsa.ac.uk,  (+44) 141 353 4487

Number of places available



Language of instructions: English
An educational certificate proving that English has been studied is required as part of the online exchange application and students should have achieved the equivalent of B2 level.

What courses can I take?

Students usually follow set projects within the course (for architecture, 4th year) in order to achieve the learning outcomes for each programme. Hence, there is not a list as such from which the students can choose.
However, if you would like a list of the current projects students are following this year, please contact GSA exchange office: international@gsa.ac.uk.

What is the duration of the semester?  

Semester 1 usually runs from mid-September to mid-January
Semester 2 usually runs from late January to late May
Updated semester dates are available on GSA's website


Accommodation is offered by the Glasgow School of Art. Students should register and apply through the online accommodation application portal as soon as they have confirmation of their place at GSA. Please note that GSA cannot always provide accommodation.
Read about accommodation

What does it cost? 

As an exchange student you pay only the AHO semester fee. 

Who can apply? 

Architecture students who are in their 6th or 8th semester at the time of application.

How to apply?

Apply for exchange studies through AHO by 1 February through the application form found here

If you are nominated by AHO, you must apply for exchange studies at GSA by submitting your application in the GSA Visiting Student Application Portal.
Read more about the application procedure

The host institution application deadline

There is only one deadline for incoming Exchange students: 1 May. Please note that the GSA Mackintosh School of Architecture accepts applications for Full Year or Semester 1. 

Further questions? 

Do not hesitate to contact international-office@aho.no.
About the university
Country: UK
City:  Glasgow