Program Details

Semester in Stirling, housed at the University of Stirling, blends the best of Scotland's internationally respected educational heritage with the philosophy and structures of the American liberal arts system. The University has been ranked among the top B
Stirling, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

On Semester in Stirling, you’ll live in one of the most historic spots in the UK, where many a battle was fought for Scottish independence. Get ready to explore this land of subtle beauty when you study abroad in Scotland. You’ll live in the picturesque city of Stirling, with narrow cobblestone streets that will take you back in time—if only in imagination. The University of Stirling is respected for its quality academics, distinguished faculty, and stunning campus with a castle. With Semester in Stirling, you can earn credits toward your major and still afford to explore all that Scotland has to offer. Cheap airfare and plenty of train routes land you in other cities in the UK and even Europe.

Setting Description:
Known as the Gateway to the Highlands, Stirling sits just south of the Scottish Highlands, situated around a large fortress and has a wonderful old town feel. It is an ancient fortress city with a long and colorful history. William Wallace (aka Braveheart), Scotland's national hero, famously defeated the English here at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. It’s the country’s capital for government, higher education and retail, making it an ideal place to study abroad. Although Scotland is not famous for a hot, tropical climate, its breathtaking landscapes will truly amaze you. Enjoy day trips to the surrounding regions; check out the famous Loch Ness in the Scotish Highlands as well as many other thrilling destinations. Stirling is home to the famous Stirling Castle, which is said to be haunted, and it a popular destination for tourists to explore. With a population of 35,000, Stirling offers all you could want in a city—theater, pubs, restaurants, clubs—in a small, safe environment. And i
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