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Interested in a study abroad experience in a legendary country full of natural beauty and magical lore? If you want to study, intern or research in one of the world’s most unique places, Arcadia Abroad in Scotland is for you!
Arcadia offers an array of program options in Scotland, from a semester or summer studying or interning under the auspices of our flagship Edinburgh Center, to university programs at prestigious institutions across Scotland that cater to every major and interest.
Our expert Scotland team ensures you’ll arrive well-prepared for Scottish life and will soon feel at home as they invite you to delve into Scotland’s history, architecture, and traditions. Programs from several weeks to a full academic year are available.
- Academic credit
- The possibility of professional and research experience
- Personalized support from program staff
- Program-related activities and excursions
- An unforgettable semester or summer
Undertake a STEM research project at University of Aberdeen, earning six credits in six weeks over the summer, and contributing to significant research. You’ll be placed in one of the finest Medical Sciences programs in the U.K., The Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS) or The Rowett Institute, alongside world-class research groups. During your program, you will be supported by both your project supervisor and a senior member of faculty.
Spend six weeks this summer earning six credits while engaged in significant independent research at a world-class research university. This is a great opportunity to receive mentorship from leading researchers while boosting your resume and academic experience - without interrupting your academic schedule at your home school. Projects are available in the following areas: Life Sciences; Chemistry; Psychology
Ranked as Scotland's top modern university with very high marks in student satisfaction, Edinburgh Napier is an innovative and energetic institution. It boasts strong links to industry and offers the flexibility for students to undertake a unique hybrid experience in Scotland - lots of inspiring courses at Napier AND an option to take one of three Arcadia offerings: an internship; an Arcadia Cornerstone Course on Cross-Cultural Travel Writing; or Arcadia supervised independent study.
Edinburgh is one of Arcadia’s top study abroad destinations - with good reason. The city itself is beautiful, and this world-class research university is nestled into the city itself, creating a student-centric environment that is both scholarly and fun. Edinburgh is well-connected to everywhere else you would want to go in the UK. Subject areas range in arts, humanities, social sciences, science, engineering, languages, divinity studies, education, law, medicine, veterinary medicine and music.
Established in 1451, University of Glasgow is the fourth-oldest university in the English-speaking world, and one of Scotland’s four ancient universities. Contemporary University of Glasgow hosts 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 140 countries, and is located in a green campus setting in the West End of Glasgow, a trendy and vibrant area of the city. It has a strong focus on research, and particular strengths in STEM subjects and humanities.