A STUDENT’S INTRODUCTION TO NON-PROFIT EDUCATION RESOURCES – PART 2

Here we bring you, future international student, the second part of our guide on the resources available for some of the most desired study destinations worldwide. Find out which are the organizations that provide free, unbiased information about studying in France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden and Poland. Get the answers you need on universities, application processes, scholarships, cost of living, and much more!

France

French universities and Grandes Ecoles offer globally accredited programs ranging from economics and management to science and humanities. What makes France another in-demand destination among undergraduate students is its rich cultural heritage, cuisine, sightseeing, and internationally acclaimed universities. If you are interested in knowing more about the French educational system, Campus France is here to provide you with as much information as possible. The publicly funded institution encourages international mobility and manages scholarship programs – for this purpose, the specific site CampusBourses compiles all available grants and the necessary information for applying to them. 

Campus France has an extensive alumni network and supports the Buddy System, a platform that fosters peer-to-peer relationships between local and international students. The French institution also offers language courses and official certifications and is physically present worldwide. You can find your closest office here.  

Curious about how else Campus France can help you? Watch our Webinar Study in France!

Germany

German universities are famous for delivering high-quality education. Whether enrolling at a university, planning a semester, or finding a part-time job, there are many things international students need to take care of once they have chosen Germany as a study abroad destination. Through DAAD, the German Academic Exchange Service, future students can find scholarship offers, international programs, language courses, and more.

You can learn more about what DAAD offers with our Webinar Study in Germany.

Italy

Italy is an excellent choice for international students seeking world-class but affordable education with a wide range of social and leisure activities. The country offers more than 500 English-taught study programs and is home to some of the best business schools in Europe. To learn everything about the Italian higher educational system, you can visit Study in Italy – an entity dependent on the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. The site offers firsthand information for planning your studies, alumni stories, and a wide selection of the current study programs filtered by cities, disciplines, or languages. 

Switzerland

Swiss universities are among the world’s top 100 ranked universities and are subsidized by the government, which means that tuition fees are slightly lower compared to other countries. Suppose Switzerland looks like an option for you, in that case, you can learn more about its higher education system on the official website Study in Switzerland and+, created by the Rectors’ Conference of Swiss Higher Education Institutions. It serves students finding bachelor’s and master’s programs, universities and colleges, how to apply, tuition fees, and more.

Sweden

Sweden is home to more than 40 universities, many of which make it into the top ranks globally. The country has been one of the pioneers in Europe for switching to English-language tuition and offers over 900 degrees to choose from. The Swedish Council for Higher Education (UHR) is a government agency tasked with supporting the education sector through different activities. Located in Stockholm and Visby, UHR processes and coordinates admissions to most higher education courses and programs in Sweden and facilitates international exchange. University Admissions is Sweden’s official website for applying to higher education studies. 

Poland

Poland has become an attractive destination among international students in recent years, as it offers a quality education at a very affordable price. Universities there are increasing the number of English-taught programs and other international languages. Study in Poland is an organization created by the Conference of Rectors of Academic Schools in Poland that represents Polish institutions of higher education and the “Perspektywy” Education Foundation, another independent, non-profit organization that promotes and supports education in Poland. Study in Poland aims to promote Polish higher education and attract international students to the country. On its website, you can find practical information about applications to universities, life in the country, and valuable tips for dealing with the Polish language. 

Now you have the whole picture of where you can get practical, unbiased information and guidance as you begin your journey as an international student. We at SRT are also here for you, providing you with the best resources to make the right choice. Stay tuned for our next blog posts for trends in education, advice, and first-hand information from university representatives and counselors! 


A STUDENT’S INTRODUCTION TO NON-PROFIT EDUCATION RESOURCES – PART 1

We have created a two-part guide on the resources available to you for some of the most desired study destinations worldwide.  Check the first chapter with the USA, Canada, the UK, the Netherlands, and Spain! Check out part one here!

BENEFITS OF TAKING A GAP YEAR

Taking a gap year has many benefits for students, from a mental health point of view to a more practical one. This experience not only serves to give the student a break but also allows them to see the world from another perspective and gain a series of skills that will definitely make a difference when applying to university.