In our article today, we are going to consider the top 10 benefits of studying in Europe. For many years Europe has been the top choice for international students who need qualitative education. If you want to study in a country where the tuition fees is quite affordable, then you should think of studying in Europe. Now let us consider the other reasons why many choose to study in Europe.
Why Study In Europe?
There are top reasons why you should study in Europe and we are going to discus all of them here, so you can see why so many people choose to study in Europe.
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Affordable Tuition Fee
The tuition fees charged by European universities is quite cheap and affordable. With as low as 2000 euro you can pay your tuition fees in a European university. This explains why thousands of people choose Europe to countries like US, UK and Australia where the tuition fees is quite high beyond the reach of many international students. Apart from the low tuition fees, some countries in Europe charge zero tuition fees, yes I said zero tuition fees. In these countries the government subsidizes education to the point that international students do not have to pay tuition fees. These countries include Norway and Germany.
You will no doubt agree with me that the quality of education in Europe is top-notch. This explains why many of their universities are ranked among the top 100 best universities in the world. If you are looking for qualitative education at a reduced cost, why not make up your mind to study in Europe. Apart from this, the certificate issued by universities in Europe are recognized globally, meaning you can take it any where in the world and get a job with it immediately.
Studying in Europe will afford you the opportunity to travel around European countries. If you study in a Schengen country for example, your visa will allow you visit other Schengen countries without having to apply for any visa. Some of these countries include; Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland etc. If you are given a student visa to study in any of these countries, you can travel to about 24 of the Schengen member European country and stay for maximum of 3 months.
Every student who plans to study abroad needs a country where he or she can study part time and add some money to his pocket. Yes, almost all European countries allow for part time job meaning you can study and still go to work and make extra money. When doing part time jobs ensure you comply with the countries rules with respect to students part time job, also do not allow it encroach into your studies. You can go to school in the day time and work in the night. In this way, it will not interfere with your academics.
Having seen the benefits of studying in Europe we now want to consider how to apply for admission into European universities. I know alot of people will want to study in Europe but don’t know how to go about the admission process. Well applying for admission into a European university of pretty easy and you can do it by yourself. Let’s consider it below..
How To Apply For Admission To Study In Europe
Applying for admission to study in Europe is quite easy and can be done by any body without the use of an agent. Many universities accept online application meaning you can apply for admission online with just you internet and computer. All you have to do is search for your course online and if you see it, visit the university website, locate the online application form, create an account, fill your details correctly and submit. Some schools will ask you for application fees which usually range from 100 to 150 euro.
Once you have filled all your details, upload relevant documents and hit the submit button. The application will now go to the admissions team where they will check and if it meets the requirements an admission letter will be issued. Once admission letter has been issued, the next step is the visa processing.
Documents you will need for the application depends on the university and your study program. If you are going for a masters program, documents like Olevel certificate, valid international passport will be required during the admission process. For masters program, a good bsc certificate, transcripts, valid international passport, two reference letters, motivation letter etc.
For the visa processing, you will need to get an offer from a university first, get your proof of funds, pay your visa fees, fill your visa forms correctly and submit your application to the nearest embassy in your country.
Hope you enjoyed reading this article on benefits of studying in Europe. You can now see why many students go to study in Europe every year. The benefits are enormous as you can see. If you want to study in any European university, all you have to do is search for the school, find your program and start applying online.