Abertay University

Abertay University is located on the Firth of Tay on the eastern coast of the North Sea in Dundee, Scotland. The university combines a rich Scottish history and progressive coursework. You will have the experience of a lifetime! Abertay students embody the rich culture of Dundee boasting incredible creativity and entrepreneurial spirit. No wonder this is "the City of Discovery".

Abertay University's roots start in the late 1800s and display a history of innovative research. In 2014, the Research Excellence Framework named Abertay the highest ranking modern university in Scotland for original, significant, and rigorous research. The university combines research focus with student focus, creating a warm, friendly, and dynamic community for domestic and international students alike. Students on Bilateral Exchange are administered by the Study Abroad Office while at the university.
gardens next to student residences on Leicester's campus

One of the more modern buildings on campus

The University has some of the most innovative and well-designed buildings in the UK. Its library and Student Centre have set the standard for universities across the UK, while the innovative White Space gives students an opportunity to connect with Abertay staff and with local businesses. But it's not all work and no play: Dundee has a vivid student life, and sport plays an important role.

Abertay University Fact: Groundbreaking computer games such as Lemmings, F1 2000, Grand Theft Auto, State of Emergency and Denki Blocks were developed by Dundee-based companies.

Dundee is an outstanding place to live and study and offers an affordable lifestyle. Not only is the city in a beautiful part of the world, but it is also Scotland's sunniest city.

Digby Hall, one of the manor homes converted into university residence halls

Victoria Chambers, one of five residence options at Abertay-Dundee


Daria Stepanova,Program Officer

Email dstepan1@gmu.edu
Phone 703-993-2161
Office Hours Tuesday, 12pm-2pm Thursday, 10am-12pm

All other Majors

Heidi Bloom, Program Officer

Email hbloom2@gmu.edu
Phone 703-993-3864
Office Hours Monday, 1pm-3pm
Wednesday, 10am-12pm or by appointment

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