Start Your Journey

Start your academic journey at the University of Gibraltar for a rich experience. Enjoy UK-aligned and globally recognised higher education and programmes in a safe, multicultural environment. Benefit from small classes and dedicated faculty, ensuring personalised attention and expert guidance. Share your experiences, be heard and celebrate student life. Join Gibraltar’s academic community with an employability-focused approach to your education.

QAA Global Accreditation

The University is delighted to have achieved global accreditation from the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA), the UK’s independent quality body and a global leader in quality assurance for higher education. All our degrees are globally recognised.

“In achieving QAA’s global accreditation, the University has displayed its compatibility with international best practice.”

Vicki Scott, UK Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Chief Executive.

No International Fees

At the University of Gibraltar, we are committed to inclusivity and fairness in education. That’s why we’ve eliminated international fees, ensuring all students pay the same universal fee. This bold move reflects our belief in fairness and equity. It also provides for a vibrant learning environment which reflects the multi-cultural world in which we all live.

“Gibraltar is a wonderful place to study and live. I received good support from lecturers and staff, meaning I could focus on the programme.”

– Zainab Seddeki, Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons)

Employability Focused Curriculum

At the University of Gibraltar, we focus on preparing students for the professional world. Our curriculum emphasizes employability, blending academic knowledge with practical skills and real-world experience. With programmes tailored to industry needs and input from experts, students gain hands-on experience through industry projects or placements and our industry partnerships. Our faculty bring real-world perspectives to the classroom, bridging theory and practice. We empower graduates to excel in their careers by giving them the confidence and competence to navigate the modern job market. Our goal is to produce graduates ready to make a positive impact in their industries and contribute to the global workforce.

Personable University Experience

At the University of Gibraltar, we prioritize a close-knit learning environment facilitated by small class sizes. This personalised approach ensures students receive individual attention and support from our dedicated faculty. Small classes foster dynamic discussions where every voice is valued, encouraging active participation and deeper understanding. Our small class sizes promote academic, social, and personal growth, empowering students to excel.

“Class sizes are normally on the smaller side, giving me the ability to receive tailored advice and really make the most of the expertise that the modules expose me to.”

– Karim Acolina, MBA Student







Choose Gibraltar

At 6.7 square kilometres, Gibraltar may be small, but that is what makes it so unique. Everything is walkable, bikeable or a short bus ride away, meaning you will have more time to explore, travel and have fun when you’re not studying.
It is home to a welcoming multicultural community that will make you feel at home as soon as you arrive. You will be free to join clubs, societies or simply make the most of Gibraltar’s lively leisure and restaurant scene.
As well as enjoying everything Gibraltar has to offer, our students also get to explore nearby Spain, travel to Morocco or even catch a flight to the UK! Note that travel may be restricted depending on the type of student visa you have.

A space to live

Most students choose to live at Europa Suites. Located just a two-minute walk away from our Europa Point Campus, all rooms have been designed as spaces in which to relax and study.

“I found the teaching was excellent and the staff supportive and passionate. I also enjoyed the lifestyle in Gibraltar and being close to the sea.”

– Emma Hall, MSc Marine Science and Climate Change


Whether you need a visa to study in Gibraltar will depend on the country you’re coming from and how long you’ll be studying here.
We have answered some frequently asked questions in the drop-down menu below:

European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland

Although Gibraltar left the EU with the UK, students from a country that’s inside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland are not required to apply for a visa to study in Gibraltar.

Schengen visa

We recommend that non-EU/EEA nationals apply for a multiple entry Schengen visa in your home country before departure. This will allow for travel to Spain and other EU countries.

Land border with Spain

The land border with Spain can be crossed on-foot or by road. The border is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. There is no charge to cross the border.

For further information please refer to the Borders and Coastguard Agency.

Contact our Student Experience Team (SEO) who will assist you with determining the correct visa required to study in Gibraltar.
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Work while you study

Employability and professional development are at the core of what we do.
If you’re studying in Gibraltar on a student visa, you can take on some part-time work. Depending on your visa, you should be able to work up to 20 hours per week during term time and 40 hours per week during vacation time.
If you are from an EU country, there are no restrictions on the amount of hours you can work alongside your studies.
On completion of your degree programme, visa-requiring international students can remain in Gibraltar for a further two years for full-time employment in a local businesses.
Contact our student experience team for more information.
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