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Scotland Study Abroad Programs

(Flag of Scotland)Study abroad amid beauty, history and friendliness by making Scotland your home for a semester, year or summer. The country is an impressive mixture of fertile farmland, rugged cliffs and mountains, yet it also has its share of sophisticated cities and friendly towns. Scotland’s long history shows in the architecture and preserved ruins throughout the country, but Scots of all ages are also enjoying a cultural and artistic renaissance. The Gaelic language is experiencing a comeback, and both Edinburgh and Glasgow have some of the best arts scenes in the United Kingdom.


Program Dates

See individual program pages for program dates!

Program Fees

Below are links to our fees for all programs in Scotland. You can also visit program pages for individual program dates and fees.

Spring semester fees are available online around October 1. Fall semester and academic year fees are available around April 1.

Fall semester 2017

Academic year 2017

Spring semester 2018

What's included in our Scotland program fees

IFSA-Butler scholarship opportunities

Scotland Student Achievements

Congratulations to the following IFSA-Butler students who have made great academic and personal achievements during and after their study abroad experiences! For more details on some of our students' amazing experiences, visit the IFSA-Butler blogs.

Justin Falcone
Johns Hopkins University
University of St. Andrews

Justin has been selected as a Truman Scholar. This prestigious scholarship is awarded to college juniors who have an interest in future government or public service.

Ellie Knauss
Smith College
University of St. Andrews

Ellie published an article in Culture Map Houston detailing her experience studying at the University of St. Andrews at the same time as Prince William. Read the article.

lauren-magazinerLauren Magazinerthe-only-thing-worse
Hamilton College
University of Edinburgh

Lauren has written a children's fantasy book, The Only Thing Worse Than Witches. It will be published by Dial Books, a division of Penguin, and has received outstanding reviews so far.



Katrina Stone
Vanderbilt University
University of St. Andrews

Katrina received two prestigious awards for her achievements in the study of theology at St. Andrews: The Roy Hogg Memorial Prize, awarded annually to the top student in theology; and the Dugald McFarlane Prize for an essay that Katrina wrote. Both awards included a cash prize. Katrina is pictured below on the right in  traditional St. Andrews academic robes.


Zara Seibel
Harvey Mudd College
University of Edinburgh

Zara was awarded the Daniel Garrad Prize by the Departement of Philosophy at the University of Edinburgh. The prize is awarded for distinction in Philosophy of Science, on the recommendation of the Department of Philosophy.

fournier2.jpgEric Fournier 
Tufts University
University of Edinburgh
Eric is the recipient of the University of Edinburgh's 2010 Morgan Stanley Award for Academic Excellence. The prize is awarded to the top Economics students at the University of Edinburgh and includes a cash prize.

Lindsay Brainard
College of Wooster
University of St. Andrews

Lindsay received an Academic Medal for Moral Philosophy 2nd level. The award is one that the philosophy department issues annually for outstanding academic performance.

Rachael DeCruz
Colby College
University of Edinburgh

Rachael was awarded a part of the Simon Gray Prize from the University of Edinburgh.

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