A Guide to Studying in Europe

Thousands of students from all over the world choose to study in Europe every year and you should definately consider applying too.

There are so many reasons why you might want to book a study abroad program in Europe, one of the benefits is the geography of the continent makes it really easy to visit lots of countries for short periods, perfect if you fancy a weekend or longer trip exploring. 

Lots of universities and higher instituion facilities around the world have links and cultural exchanges in place with uni's in Europe meaning that arranging a program is fairly easy.

View our guide to studying in Europe including popular destinations, featured study programs, recommended universities, information about scholarships and helpful advice and reviews.


Best Countries to Study in Europe

Europe is separated into four different regions - northern, southern, eastern, and western and if you have never been here before, you might look at a map and see all the countries close togther and think they are similar. But every nation is different, as soon as you cross the border from one to another you will notice a difference in the culture, buildings, scenery, language and people.

If you don't speak any language other than English, you might find studying in the UK appealing although you will find lessons given in English even in non-English speaking countries. Where you go and what you study really comes down to personal choice, most countries is Europe are very modern and westernized, each country, city and town is different and uniquly wonderful.

You can literally go to most destinations in the continent but students tend to favor the following countries: Italy, Spain, UK, France and Switzerland.


Summer Study Abroad Programs in Europe

Europe is an ideal destination for students who have decided to take a gap year prior to university, are reapplying to a university of first choice or wish to study within the framework of a university course. Colleges provide highly individualised tutorials in a range of subject areas. In addition to these, the College organises and facilitates a broad palette of physical, creative and cultural activities. Teaching is in the semi-formal style still favoured by certain traditional universities, with groups of no more than three students.


Best Universities in Europe for International Students

There are hundreds of universities to choose from in Europe, our top recommendations include:

  • Oxford University (UK)
  • University of Cambridge (UK)
  • Imperial College of London (UK)
  • ETH Zurich - Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Switzerland)
  • University College London (UK)
  • University of Paris (France)


Tuition Fees

Tuition fees vary depending on which country and university you choose to study. 


Scholarships for Studying in Europe

Europe can be a very expensive continent to live and study but there are various scholarships available to help make it affordable. You will find staff and students very friendly and welcoming, it is quite exciting for them to meet other people from around the world. Most European countries are very keen to promote their study abroad programs overseas and there is financial help available from universities, study abroad companies, governments and also private companies. If you are applying from the United States you might want to check out:

  • The Fulbright Scholarships
  • Gilman Scholarships 


Cheapest Countries to Study in Europe

The following countries have free/low tuition fees: 

  1. Germany
  2. Belgium
  3. Hungary
  4. Italy
  5. France
  6. Finland
  7. Austria
  8. Norway
  9. Sweden
  10. Ukraine


How to Book

If you need any help arranging a study abroad experience in Europe please get in touch.


Europe Study Abroad Reviews

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