Fueled with an undying desire to escape an unstable nation where students witness more strikes than classes, pay more than expected and yet, graduate with a degree that isn’t recognized worldwide. A lot of students keep leaving their home country to a place that’s more conducive with a stable academic calendar that spurts out the genus in them.
Even at that, picking out a study destination could be a hectic experience especially when faced with tons of options. An institution with a low tuition fee, highly recognised, standard of living high evident and a friendly environment is one of the things that must be checked before choosing a destination.
Don’t worry, below are the top cheapest European countries you should consider going for your study.
- Germany – This is the first country i headed to in my bid to escape the instabilities and it was quite an experience that will forever be cherished. German universities are well ranked in the world and the most popular anglophone study destination. According to German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), German institution fee is at US$540 and US$9,980 for one year of living and it covers for both food, accommodation etc…
- Belgium – A cosmopolitan society with a multicultural environment. The tuition fee for this fast growing study destination is indeed cheap and affordable. Depending on whether your program is offered by an institution in the Flemish community, German-speaking community or French community.
For Flemish community, the registration fee was 61.70 EUR as of 2014/2015 academic year and about 25 EUR for non-European students depending on the student income.
French community tuition fee ranged from 374 to 836.97 EUR per year for European Union students while non European students will pay higher tuition fee ranging from 890-4175 EUR per year.
German-speaking community on the other hand ranges from 100-600 EUR.
- Austria – I recently wrote reasons why you should consider studying in Austria. In case you missed it, read is HERE(provide a link). Not only do Austria have awesome beaches and wonderful hotels, their low tuition fee is why is been put as among the list of options in many student’s diary.
EU and EEC students are exempted from paying tuition fees but only to pay 18 EUR for the student Union while non EU and EEC will pay 726.72 EUR with an additional 18 EUR for the student Union.
- Hungary – Their universities offer low tuition fees for international students with a low reasonable cost of living compared to other European countries. A tuition fee of €1000 per academic year.
- France – Low tuition fee in France is not only the attraction this country has, its peaceful scenery, rich culture and language have been a driving fuel to most international students. Apart from Paris, the cost of living in France is relatively low and their universities tuition fee at US$1,000 per academic year.
- Sweden – The cost of living in Sweden is high but its tuition fee for a whole academic year is surprisedly low as lots if universities offer partial and full scholarship. Some universities to consider when going to Sweden are: Lunt university, Uppsala university, Royal institute of technology etc. The average tuition fee is at SEK80,000 per academic year.
- Ukraine – Irrespective of job opportunities international students enjoy during summer holidays; universities in Ukraine offer a cheap tuition fee even for professional courses like Engineering and Medical education compared to other European countries.
- Italy – A lot of Italian universities cherish international stueents hugely and perhaps, the obvious reason for their cheap tuition fee for international students. Art courses will really tingle you because of their cheap rate. One academic year will cost €1000.
European countries have tons of universities that offer low tuition fee which will certainly urged low income earners to apply without having to worry about the financial burden that comes with studying abroad.