QS Sustainability Rankings 2023 - 3 Partners in Top 25

Last week QS released their 2023 Sustainability Rankings, which focus on higher education institutions' performance in social and environmental sustainability. We're very proud that three of our partners, including our co-ordinating institution, have ranked in the overall top 25:

Uppsala Universitet - 11th

University of Glasgow - 13th

Universitat de Barcelona - 21st

We're also particularly proud that two of our institutions (Uppsala and Glasgow) have ranked in the top 10 worldwide for equality, with Uppsala being ranked an incredible joint 1st in the world!

These are the inaugural sustainability rankings by QS. They focus on social and environmental factors in Higher Education and feature over 700 universities worldwide. They take into account indicators such as: sustainability of research and education; equality; employment opportunities; and overall quality of life.


Times Higher Education World Rankings 2023

Times Higher Education have published their 2023 World University Rankings , and we’re very proud to have all 6 of our full GLOCAL consortium partners ranked amongst the world’s top 200 universities. Three of these partners also placed within the top 100 universities, and our 7th partner is ranked 3rd best university in Colombia.

Our partner universities’ rankings are as follows:

Kyoto University – 68th

Erasmus University Rotterdam – 80th

University of Glasgow – 82nd

University of Göttingen – 119th

Uppsala Universitet – 148th

Universitat de Barcelona – 182nd

Universidad de Los Andes – 3rd in Colombia

This illustrates that choosing GLOCAL is choosing to study at 3 of the world’s best universities – applications for our 2023-2025 cohort are currently open until 6th January 2023.


GLOCAL 2023-2025 intake applications - now open!

We’re pleased to announce that applications to our seventh GLOCAL cohort (2023-2025), beginning in September 2023, are now open.

The deadline for scholarship applications and all applications to Track D for entry in September 2023 is Friday 6th January 2023. The deadline for self-funded applications to all other tracks is 26th July 2023 for EU/International students and 31st August 2023 for UK students.

All applications must be submitted through the University of Glasgow’s online application system here.

Erasmus Mundus Scholarship application form – 2023 entry (please note that Scholarship Applications for 2023 close on 6th January 2023)

To find out more about the application process you can read our step-by-step application guide below and visit our How to Apply page here

If you have any questions, please email socpol-glocal@glasgow.ac.uk.