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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
Location:
Stirling, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:
On Semester in Stirling, you will live in one of the most historic spots in the UK, where many a battle was fought for Scottish independence. Put on your kilt and get ready to explore this land of subtle beauty when you study abroad in Scotland. You will experience: Picturesque city- Stirling is a quaint, historic city complete with narrow cobblestone streets to really take you back in time. Top-notch academics- University of Stirling is respected for its quality career academics and distinguished faculty that will help you make the most of your time abroad. Rich Scottish history- You can learn more about the exciting history of Scotland with a reenactment of a historic battle or by taking a tour of Stirling’s medieval downtown. A real-life Hogwarts- The school has an incredible location on an 18th-century estate complete with a central lake and a castle! Cheap travel throughout the region- Scotland offers cheap airfare and plenty of train routes to get you anywhere you want to go in Scotland, the UK, and the rest of Europe on the weekends. Scotland on a budget – With Semester in Stirling, you can earn credits toward your major and still afford to explore all that Scotland has to offer.

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 British universities for teaching and career placement, so you can be sure that your courses will be challenging and practical. Classes, aka “modules,” are offered in the following academic areas: Business, Natural and Health Sciences, Humanities, Communication and Media, Computer Science, and Education.

If you've ever wanted to study abroad in Scotland, then check out our Semester in Stirling program. Here are a few of the key highlights that make this program unique. Study at an academically rigorous university Live and study with Scottish students Students from over 70 countries A campus on the estate of an 18th-century castle Affordable Scotland study abroad option Diverse courses Scottish culture and hospitality Great student facilities on campus Explore other parts of Scotland, the UK, and Europe Strong support from the University Study Abroad Office
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
Cost:
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