Pick from a range of interesting facts and detailed information about Scotland and the Scottish people.
Scotland is known the world over as a place of history and heritage as well as cutting edge art and culture
Study in Scotland and you will benefit from world-class teaching developed over centuries.
VisitScotland is the national tourism organisation, providing information on events, accommodation, travelling to Scotland and what to do when you get here.
Live & Workin Scotland
Key information on the practical aspects of moving to Scotland and where to get advice. Plus read about the experiences of people who have moved to Scotland from all over the world.
Scotland is renowned across the globe for its rich culture and heritage, and its contribution to the world past and present. From its thriving contemporary arts and music scene to its achievements in industry, medicine, science, law and literature, Scotland's story is one of immense achievement
Scotland the world over
Scotland.org teamed up with Blipfoto to create an amazing film called 'Scotland the World Over'.
How the film was created
We invited all you Scotland lovers to help us create this unique film by taking and uploading a photo of a saltire. Simple! And you did not disappoint, with shots coming from far and wide – from a Chinese school to an Inuit village, and from Times Square to Bondi Beach, people around the globe have come together to help create an iconic, quirky and captivating short film that celebrates a love of Scotland.
The film is a social media collaboration involving more than 1,500 people from all over the globe, and was created using 715 images, frame by frame, with a Saltire in the centre of the frame taken between St Andrew’s Day and Burns Night. Everyone who took part in the project will get their credit in the final piece.