Gap, intern, or study abroad in
Enrich the time between high school and college in a gap program, differentiate your resume with an internship, or get class credit while you study abroad. Along the way, you’ll attend prestigious universities, enjoy career-accelerating experiences, and immerse yourself in Scotland’s lifestyle and culture.
API Students in Scotland
API offers programs in two culturally and historically rich Scottish cities – Edinburgh and Stirling. Edinburgh serves as Scotland’s contemporary capital and is home to a thriving arts and culture scene. Stirling is an ancient capital of Scotland and offers students the opportunity to live in a true university town, mid-way between the major centers of Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Scotland has seen many centuries of high-quality learning and is recognized as being one of the most inventive nations on Earth. It’s also friendly and safe and combines a strong sense of its own identity with a multicultural community spirit. Dotted amongst spectacular landscape are lively cosmopolitan cities with vivid and varied art, sports and social scene.
Learn about studying abroad in Edinburgh
Cities in Scotland with API Programs:
Compact city center – very walkable downtown!
World-famous music and multimedia festivals
Cosmopolitan city surrounded by a dramatic landscape of mountains, valleys, and lochs
Year-round sporting, and cultural activities
Campus has its own loch and castle!
Central location between Edinburgh, Glasgow, & the Scottish Highlands
Small town with large student population
Sporting capital of Scotland
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
API is committed to providing enriching international experiences to its participants. We believe in the importance of promoting acceptance, dignity, and respect among people of all backgrounds. API demonstrates its commitment to inclusiveness by providing affordable and accessible programs, offering individualized support, and conducting ongoing diversity education and training for all API staff. No matter who you are or where you come from, API will support you during your journey abroad.
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“Studying abroad was always something I wanted to do and I do not think I could have found a better place and program for my semester abroad. I fell in love with the country and I am already planning to go back. API was extremely helpful throughout the whole process, and provided us with so many opportunities and resources throughout the semester. I made some incredible memories, met wonderful people and truly had the time of my life!”