If you want to study in Europe and you don’t have the means to do so, you shouldn’t worry. There are a list of european countries offering free tuition namely; Norway, Finland and Germany.
International students from around the world travel to Norway to study as they are usually assured a high quality education at little to no cost. The Norwegian government provides the finances using taxpayers’ money so international students along with native students can study on free tuition at state universities. But note that studying in Norway is isn’t all free. You have to cater for your living expenses and that can be as high as NOK 8,900 (approx. 1,200 GBP) required for monthly expenses. This will cover room and board, clothing, healthcare, transport and miscellaneous expenses.
In Norway, there are eight universities, twenty state university colleges and sixteen private colleges. The University of Oslo, University of Bergen, University of Stavanger, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), University of Agder (UiA) and the University of Nordland are some of the tuition free universities that this Scandinavian country boasts of.
The Norwegian Universities and College Admission Service (NUCAS) is the coordinator of undergraduate admission.
University of Oslo
It might interest you to know that the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), or otherwise known as the Shanghai Ranking, has ranked the 67th best university in the world. The University of Oslo has several noteworthy academics and alumni, spanning many disciplines. The university has produced five Nobel Prize winners and is institutionally connected to some of the world’s most prestigious prizes. Between 1947 and 1989, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded at this university. Furthermore, it is the only university to host a Nobel Prize ceremony
Universities in Germany do not charge tuition fees for undergraduate study programs. You can expect to study on free tuition at universities such as – Baden-Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Hamburg, and Lower Saxony-. You may however be required to make a small semester contribution of around 50 Euros with no tuition fees charged.
Starting 2017 non EU/EEA students will be to pay tuition fees (for only programs offered in English). Please note that each University will have it’s own fee structure. University of Helsinki and University of Turku are top ranked universities of Finland. International students would need to cover their living expenses.
Norway and other Nordic countries. On average, German students spend roughly 800 Euros for accommodation, transport, food, and other necessities. Germany’s research driven programs are a top draw and they have been the inspiration for today’s American graduate schools.
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