Whether you’re still studying in high school, or contemplating your freshman year, a dropout person returning to college, or if you’re thinking of getting a bachelor’s / master’s degree, here are some important reasons why you should consider a university in Europe.
1. Tuition is Much More Affordable than Other Non-European Countries
In Europe, the average cost of all the English-taught Bachelor’s / Master’s programs is just between 300 Euros – 7000 Euros per year.
Europe is less than half the tuition cost of getting a bachelor’s / masters from a public university in any non-European Country.
Even when you factor in the cost of travel, going to college in Europe is at a minimum comparable to an affordable other non- European country’s college program—and often cheaper.
2. Thousands of Programs to Choose From
Program choice is another key issue. When cost is the main consideration, your choice includes only in public universities, where tuition is lower. In Europe, there are thousands of programs available to choose from. These programs are all taught 100% in English.
As per the research conducted on a sole basis, there are around more than 500 European colleges and universities that offer more than 8000 bachelor/masters programs available completely taught in English.
Many international students don’t speak a foreign language proficiently enough to study at a university/college that teaches in it, but that doesn’t matter. Even in all the non-Anglophone countries in Europe, there are so many degree programs 100 %taught in English. These countries vastly welcoming to international students, especially Indians / Asians, who want to study there.
3. You May be Eligible for Financial Aid
International students may be able to enroll in several grants and/or scholarships programs available for international students to study at an international college/university.
4. Active Participation in the Learning Process (Interactive Learning).
At universities in Europe, the educational experience is awesome and students are engaged and also encouraged to debate with the professor. The goal behind is to solve problems and enhance brainstorming skills. Further, many universities use module-based learning patterns, so the number of subjects you are opting for is limited in number with more intensive or detailed learning over a short span of time.
5. Gain Fluent Language Skills
While a foreign language isn’t compulsory to start studies in Europe, students have an opportunity to learn a new language while they’re studying there. Almost all the universities in Europe provide free language courses for their international students where students can practice through routine interactions with native speakers and with other students. With this students can gain true fluency in the language.
6. Work Opportunity in Europe
Working in Europe can be an exciting moment in a student's life. However, a student may be bound to come across some unexpected challenges. For example, in Europe, instead of a resume, students will be asked to submit a Euro pass Curriculum Vitae or CV. Resumes provide the reflection of someone’s main accomplishments only, while Euro pass CVs provide a detailed account of the education and work experience of the student.
In Europe, there are lots of work opportunities for international students. Part-time working students will get around 8 to 15 Euros per hour as remuneration.
There are some important facts that a student should keep in mind while applying for a part-time job:
Restricted working hours. Students are only allowed to work 120 full days or 240 half days per year while enrolled.
Special permission. If any student wants to work more than the working hours allowed, they should ask for permission from the local employment agency (AgenturfürArbeit) and also from the foreigners’ registration office (Ausländerbehörde) of the country.
Students may enroll in several part-time job opportunities, such as: