The Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute on Technology, Innovation and Creativity is a three-week academic and cultural programme for US students, hosted by the Glasgow School of Art and the University of Strathclyde.

Highlights

Previous lectures, seminars and study visits have covered:

  • Scottish History
  • The Scottish Enlightenment
  • Contemporary Scotland: law, politics and the media
  • Strathclyde’s Technology and Innovation Centre
  • GSA’s Institute for Design Innovation
  • Strathclyde’s Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical Sciences Digital Health Institute
  • GSA’s Digital Design Studio 3D Definitive Human
  • Strathclyde’s Institute for Future Cities
  • GSA’s Glasgow Urban Lab
  • GSA’s Mackintosh Building, one of the world’s finest examples of modernist architecture

The Institute will carry SCQF 20 credits (five US credits) and students can be awarded credit upon successful completion of a journal, presentation and essay submission. 

Previous cultural programmes have included:

  • Visits to sites managed by:
    • Historic Scotland
    • National Museums of Scotland
    • National Galleries of Scotland
  • Access to Glasgow’s creative communities and clusters
  • The Scottish Parliament
  • Glasgow City Council
  • US Consulate

Participants will have free time to explore Glasgow and Edinburgh, Scotland's largest city and capital city respectively.

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Programme dates

Arrival: July 25, 2020

Departure: August 15, 2020

Accommodation

Participants will reside in Blythswood House, a city centre location close to the Glasgow School of Art campus and within walking distance of the University of Strathclyde.

Meals

A stipend for meals and subsistence will be provided upon arrival.

Academics and credits

The Institute will carry SCQF 20 credits (five US credits) and students can be awarded credit upon successful completion of a journal, presentation and essay submission.