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Stirling, Scotland Academics


To apply, you must be a currently enrolled, degree-seeking, undergraduate UW-Eau Claire student. You need to be in good-academic, conduct and financial standing. You also need to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0. You must maintain enrollment and continue to meet the academic standing and GPA requirements the semester prior to departure. You may apply as a first year student, but must have at least sophomore standing by the time the program begins. 


You can find University of Stirling courses in their course catalog. All University of Stirling courses are worth 5 U.S. credits. You must take 3 classes (15 credits) per semester. Additional information about the academic system at Stirling, including how to find courses and course descriptions, is in the Stirling Academic Planning Info handout. 

UW-Eau Claire Equivalencies

To find courses that have been evaluated, go to the Transfer Wizard site by clicking here
  • Choose United Kingdom, then click "Search"
  • Click on Univ of Stirling
  • Click "Search" again. All courses that have been evaluated for UWEC credit will appear.
  • To find when a course is offered, you need to use the catalog link above 
If the course does not appear on the transfer wizard, it has not yet been evaluated for UWEC credit. 

Please remember that the transfer wizard is a historical record. There is NO guarantee that the same courses will be offered in the future or that they will be offered during the term in which you will be abroad. 

Liberal Education/General Education Requirements

For students in catalog years 2016-17 and later, this program can fulfill an Integrate Learning (I1) requirement upon completion of the integrated learning assignments while abroad. Please contact your study abroad coordinator for more details. 

For students in catalog years through 2015-16, Foreign Culture can be waived upon successful program completion. The requirement is not automatically applied: please email Degree Review at after completion of your program to update your degree audit. (Students earning a B.A., B.F.A., or B.M. degree in the College of Arts and Sciences cannot use study abroad to fulfill their foreign language/foreign culture requirements. See the university catalog for details.). 

Academic Calendar

The Stirling academic calendar is divided into two 15-week semesters. The autumn semester runs from September to mid-December and spring from February to late May. There is a one week mid-semester break during each semester. Assessment takes place before the end of each semester.