Start Your Journey

Embarking on your academic journey at the University of Gibraltar promises an enriching experience. Nestled in a unique, safe, and multicultural setting, we offer top-tier, in-person teaching adhering to UK-aligned standards.
With small class sizes and a dedicated faculty, you will benefit from personalised attention and expert guidance, enhancing your learning journey.
Adhering to the rigorous standards set by the UK Quality Assurance Agency, we ensure the quality and relevance of our degrees through regular audits by experienced external examiners. Embracing the ethos of empowering individual narratives, we encourage students to chronicle their experiences through various mediums, amplifying student voices and showcasing the diverse student journey.
Every aspect of student life is celebrated and shared, from sharing travel adventures to weekend escapades that highlight Gibraltar’s offerings. We aim to connect with our students and invite them into Gibraltar’s thriving academic community by adopting a student and employability-centric approach.

You’re better in 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.

“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)

An unforgettable experience

Gibraltar’s vibrant economy and unique location at a cultural, historical and biogeographical crossroads, makes it the perfect place to make connections, gain valuable industry insight and enjoy an unforgettable university experience. Click the button below to find out more about what Gibraltar has to offer:
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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.

No international fees

At the University of Gibraltar our home and international students benefit from the same academic and student experiences. As such, whether our students are from Gibraltar or anywhere else in the world, we charge the same fee. (Please refer to course pages to learn more about each degrees fees).
Contact our Student Experience Team (SEO) who will assist you with determining the correct visa required to study in Gibraltar.
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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

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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