Step-by-step Application Guide



Step 1

Make sure you meet the entry requirements and eligibility criteria.

Step 2

Check all deadlines and if the programme is open for applications.


Step 3

Applying for the Programme:

Please read the Acceptable Academic Backgrounds document carefully before deciding to apply for GLOCAL. 

Acceptable Academic Backgrounds


1) Choose a suitable pathway (A to G) in accordance with your interests and academic background.
Pathway Information

2) Start an application on the University of Glasgow online application system.

3) Complete all relevant sections.

Step 4

Applying for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship:

1) Find out if you are a Programme Country or Partner Country applicant.
Definition of Programme and Partner Country

Please note that nationals of a Partner Country who have spent 12 months or more in any Programme country/countries in the last five years preceding the scholarship application deadline must apply as a Programme Country applicant.

2) Complete, sign and upload (as pdf) the Scholarship application form
Before submitting the scholarship application form, make sure you have CLEARLY indicated which study track you are choosing, and that your Personal Statement indicates why your background and experience fit within GLOCAL. 

Step 5

Make sure that you have uploaded all required documents before submitting the Programme Application online.

List of Required Documents

You can upload your English certificate and final degree certificate after you have submitted your application via the Applicant Self-Service.

Step 6

Click “Submit” at the end of your online application. You will receive a confirmation email containing your login details and applicant/student number – this is confirmation that your application was submitted successfully. 

Step 7

Further Information:

If you are experiencing any problems with the Applicant Self Service, contact our postgraduate admissions team at:

You can also submit an enquiry here.

You can also refer to our Frequently Asked Questions sections:

You can track your application here.


Applicants to GLOCAL can choose not to apply for the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship. If you wish to self fund your studies, please note that the University of Glasgow will require a deposit of £1000 to secure a place on the programme.
You will be advised of the deadline for this deposit in your offer letter.

No deposit is required from candidates who are awarded an Erasmus Mundus scholarship.