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Coming to Stirling

Take on a new adventure and study abroad with us. We welcome hundreds of study abroad and exchange students each semester. Our campus is located on our stunning 330-acre Scottish estate, offering you a relaxing place to study.

We accept students from all years of undergraduate study. The skills and life-lessons you’ll learn from your study abroad experience will help you stand out in your personal and professional life. Taking part will show future employers your ambition, maturity and self-reliance.

How it works

You can choose to study with us for either a semester or a full year as part of your undergraduate degree. You can come for Semester 1 and/or Semester 2.

  • Semester 1: Monday 13 September 2021 – Monday 20 December 2021
  • Semester 2: Monday 24 January 2022 – Friday 13th May 2022

What can I study?

We have over 25 subject areas on offer. You can select three modules (courses) per semester.

How much does it cost?

Get more information on tuition fees and funding opportunities, including the BUTEX scholarship.

How to apply

You can apply today! You just need to be currently enrolled at a higher education institution as an undergraduate student. 

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Start your adventure

Explore campus right now with our virtual tour – and see for yourself why so many students from around the world make Stirling their home.

Take a tour
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We make our best efforts to reserve university accommodation for all incoming Study Abroad and exchange students who apply by the published deadline. You'll have the choice of two to three on-campus and one off-campus residence each year. You'll be able to apply for accommodation once you've been offered a place at the University. Our accommodation is self-catered, with a shared kitchen, on-site laundry facilities, and 24-hour University of Stirling staff support.

See your accommodation options