This is quite a luring and alluding question prospective student’s face –
The answer to this question is a big “YES”. Yes, you can study abroad for free. We at Gurujan are here to help you fulfill your dreams of abroad study. We present to you a series of articles dealing with free abroad study. So, better stay tuned folks. Save a ton of money, take off the burden from your parents’ shoulder and also save time and consultancy fee as all these guides are entirely free and credible.
While university fees especially in the US and the UK – the top destinations for abroad study continue, some of you might be thinking that getting a recognized degree from abroad is simply impossible without having a seven figure budget at your disposal. But, like said this is not true. You’ll be pleased to hear that this isn’t necessarily the case. There are many countries worldwide where students are able to study abroad for free or at least for a very affordable amount. You just need to know where to look – Gurujan.
Below you’ll find a credible list of countries where you can study at extremely low cost or even for free. In most of these countries, the tuition fees are completely abolished. Continue reading to learn about the details on eligibility and application procedure.
Study in Germany
Most students in India these days are really confused about abroad education in Germany and the rumors surrounding it. We are here to bust all the myths. Yes it is true that you can study in Germany for free. These days interest in studying abroad in Germany among just seems to keep on growing. This is largely due to the fact that there are no undergraduate as well as graduate tuition fees at public universities in Germany. Another question international students are taunted with is – is tuition fee abolished for international students too? Yes, this applies to both German students and internationals regardless of nationality. So what do I pay for? You just need a small nominal university fee to be paid which is around €150-250 to cover administration costs and this also includes examination fee and Mensa card – a student ID card that offers travel to students at highly discounted rates.
Low study costs, strong economy and excellent higher education system coupled with a graduate study for free makes Germany as destination extremely appealing for students and also their parents worldwide! Do you know? Germany is ranked number three – behind the US and UK for the Value of Education offered also ranked in terms of perceived quality of education. More than 40 German universities are featured among the top universities lists compiled by several international organizations.
Also most of the German universities in recent times are offering their courses in English entirely. If you’re successful in finding a university to study in Germany for free, you will of course still need a budget for living costs but this is really low compared to total expenditure in the US or the UK. The average living costs per year in Germany are €7,900 – €8100 approx 5 – 5.5 Lakh rupees. North Rhine Westphalia state in Germany is home to popular cities and universities. Top destinations for study in Germany are Munich and Berlin.
Study in France for free (or at low cost)
France may not be quite as widely known as Germany for affordable higher education. But folks, you may be surprised to hear that you can also study in France for free or at least for a very low tuition fee. This too is regardless of nationality. Everyone is welcome to study at these destinations for free or at the same cost unlike the US or the UK.
Technically speaking, university fees exist in public universities in France, but just like that in Germany they are just a fraction of those charged in most countries. The fee is about €180 per year to cover course administration costs. Additional charges may also be charged sometimes and you need to check with the university you are applying to.
As is the case in Germany, the majority of programs offering the chance to study in France for free are taught in French. However, just like in Germany there are a growing number of opportunities to study in English particularly at graduate level. So this is good news to all of you, right?
Just like in Germany you will have to arrange for your living costs. But what if you are planning to study in Paris? Is it not very expensive? Despite its notoriety for high living costs, Paris is still fairly affordable. The living costs amount to around €9,600 per year. Not quite costly compared to the overall expenditure in the US or the UK right?
Hope you are excited about abroad free education. Stay tuned to learn more on how to research and how to apply for universities in these countries. Also do check out our other guides to study abroad for free in Europe / Scandinavia.