Tuition fees and other living expenses are two major things which creates deadlock in studying abroad and pursuing your dreams. This is very apt for at least Indian students who mostly rely on massive education loans to study abroad (mostly US), and it’s time to think beyond US. There are certain countries that offer free education or with nominal tuition fee to residents and international students alike. And we made a list of them for you. You’re one step closer to realizing your dream of studying and living abroad.
Spain offers free university education to EU citizens and offers low cost education to students outside EU, and offers reasonable cost of living.
The land of Gods, Greece offers low cost higher education to international students along with minimal costs of living as well.
International students have to pay a minimal fee to study in Belgium, which doesn’t pinch at all because you get to experience a totally different culture.
Higher education in France is almost free, except at some public universities. But then again, even that fee is pretty minimal.
Higher education is free for all nationalities. Even if you want to study in English, a nominal fee of around $1100 will suffice as tuition fee.
Currently, Finland does not charge any tuition fee for any level of education or any nationality. Soon, it will start charging tuition fee from non EU/EEA students for English-taught Bachelor’s and master’s programmes.
Non EU/EEA students will have to pay nominal tuition fees per semester, which fares somewhere around $900.
Universities of Sweden too charge a very minimal tuition fee from non-members of EU, EEA and Nordic countries for degree programmes.
Graduate, post-graduate and doctorate level programs in Norway are absolutely free of cost. They do have one requirement, that is you should be proficient on Norwegian, as most undergraduate courses are taught in this language.
When it comes to excellent higher education at minimal or no cost, Germany tops the list. Nominal university admission fee of $130-$210 is charged.