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European Countries Offering Free Education Programs in English Language

The twenty first century is century of advanced technology, vast communicational network and innovative or easy modes of transportation. The world has become a globalized one where no sphere of life is unconnected. Education is no exception. Flocks of students go abroad to get higher education every year where majority of them is from less developed countries. They seek cheap education abroad to meet their meager financial condition. Europe has become an enthralling destination for such foreign students with its cheap education where many countries offer free education.

The language barrier is one of the significant problems an international student has to face while studying abroad. Most of the European countries have solved this trouble by offering various programs taught in English. Following are the European countries offering free education programs in English language.

Freie Universitat Berlin,Germany

Freie Universitat Berlin,Germany

Germany is offering free education for all the students irrespective of nationality and is one of the best countries to have quality education. In Germany, around 900 graduate and under graduate programs are offered in English with a wide range of courses. Freie Universitat Berlin, Humboldt University, Technische Universitat Munchen, Schiller International University (teach almost all subjects in English) and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich are some of the universities that offer wide range of English taught subjects.

University of Jyvaskyla,Finland

University of Jyvaskyla,Finland

Finland also offers a large number of programs in English. Finnish educational institutions provide 450 degree and non-degree programs that are taught in English. The books, lectures and tests are also provided in English within such international programs. They cover many fields of study ranging from Bio-technology, forestry, ICT, Environmental Sciences to architecture, design, Computer Science and art. Moreover, there are around 246 Master’s programs in Finland that are taught in English. The various English taught courses are offered in many Finnish Universities including University of Helsinki, Lappeenranta University of Technology, University of Oulu, Tampere University of Technology, Arcada University of Applied Sciences and Hanken School of Economics etc.

Though education is not free for non-EU students in Sweden, but the PhD degree programs are absolutely free in Sweden. There are more than 900 listed programs in 35 Swedish universities that are taught in English. There are around 700 Master’s program and more than 100 graduate programs taught in English in Sweden. Stockholm University, Halmstad University, Uppsala University and Stockholm School of Economics are few of the names among many Swedish universities that offer many courses taught in English.

Education in Norway has also been made free for international students irrespective of the nationality where students have to pay only $50-100 semester fee. There are many English-taught undergraduate programs along with more than 200 Master’s programs taught in English. There is a wide range of subjects taught in English at the University of Oslo including Social Sciences, Mathematics, Law, Humanities, Theology, Natural Sciences, Dentistry, Computer Science, Medicine, Gender Studies etc.

Austria is another country where education is free for the EU students and the students from under developed countries. More than dozen undergraduate and post graduate programs are taught in English in Austria. University of Vienna, University of Graz and Leopold-Franzens-Universitat Innsbruck are few names among the Austrian Universities that taught in English.

Countries Where International Students can Study for Free in 2015

The world has become a globalized one where the movement of people, goods and ideas is not a big deal. The technological advancement, vast communicational network and innovation in transportation have made the world a global village where every sphere of life has become interconnected. The field of education has benefitted a good deal in this connected and inclusive world. Every year hundreds and thousands of students go from one part of the world to another in order to get good quality education. Because of the increasing poverty in the peripheral countries of the world, and a number of countries torn by civil unrest or international conflicts, most of the students from the underdeveloped or developing countries go to developed countries to get better education.

Most of the developed states offer various scholarship programs for international students. However, many of the European countries have made education free for all students. Following are some of the countries providing free education for students in 2015.

University of Jyvaskyla,Finland

University of Jyvaskyla,Finland

Finland is providing free education for all the students including the international non-EU students too. No tuition fee is charged from students whether at undergraduate or at post graduate level. The education is funded by state via the education ministry in Finland. However, students have to bear all of their living expenses on their own while studying in Finland. There are many Finnish universities which are providing free education including National Defense University, Aalto University, Lappeenranta University of Technology, University of Oulu, University of Helsinki, Hanken School of Economics, University of Jyvaskyla, University of Lapland, Arcada University of Applied Sciences, University of Vaasa, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Tampere University of Technology, Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and many more universities covering diverse fields of study.

Moreover, the cost of living in Finland is not very high too. Students can afford to live in Finland as compared to other expensive European countries like Denmark or Netherlands. The average cost of living of a student in Finland is around 500-800 euro per month.

University of Agder, Norway

University of Agder, Norway

Norway may seem expensive for living but not for education now. The state universities in Norway do not charge any fee from international students and it is likely to remain so for 2015-2016. This applies to all levels of degree i.e. undergraduate as well as and post graduate. However, students shall have to pay a semester fee of around $50-100 per semester. Norway has a high standard of education and considered the best in the world among many other. Some of the names of the Norwegian universities offering tuition free educations for international students are The University of Oslo, University of Bergen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), University of Stavanger, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), University of Agder (UiA), Norwegian Business School, University of Tromso (UiT) and many more. Moreover, some private schools in Norway are also offering free education for all the students including the international ones, for example; Queen Maud University College and Norwegian School of Information Technology (NITH) etc.

Though most of the private institutions charge fee but the fee is relatively low as compared with other countries. In addition, the foreign students do not have to pay higher tuition fee than the Norwegian students. However, the cost of living is higher in Norway than in many other European countries. The average of 1200-1500 euro per month is the cost of living including residence.

Freie Universitat Berlin,Germany

Freie Universitat Berlin,Germany

Germany is among one of the powerful countries in the EU block with the high standards of education. The pursuit of higher education in Germany is not a hard nut to crack now as the education in Germany has been made free for all irrespective of the nationalities or the level of degree. The universities in Germany are considered among the best in the world with the good research facilities and high quality of education and this is all is now for free. All the internationally recognized programs are offered free in Germany except for few universities in some federal states which charge a semester contribution of around 50 euro. Some of the top German universities offering free education are Technische Universitat Berlin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Technical University Munich, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

Furthermore, the cost of living in Germany is not very high as compared to other European metropolitans like London or Paris. The average living expenses for a student in Germany are about 500-800 euro including the residence, food, clothing, transportation and other expenses.

Presently, there are no tuition free universities in Sweden for non-EU international students though it offers various scholarship programs through which international students can get free education. However, the degree program at PhD level is free for international students in Sweden irrespective of their nationality. Top tuition free universities in Sweden (at PhD) are Stockholm University, Uppsala University, Halmstad University, Jonkoping University, Stockholm School of Economics, Lund University, Gothenburg University and University of Boras etc. Moreover, the cost of living in Sweden is higher as compared with other European countries.

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Vienna University of Economics and Business

Austria is another attractive destination for international students particularly for the students of liberal arts, music and art history etc. There is no tuition fee for the EU students in Austria. Also, there is no tuition fee for the international students from underdeveloped countries studying in Austria except for the Student Union membership fee. The tuition fee is free for most of the African countries’ students in addition to a number of other less developed countries including Afghanistan, Syria, Philippines, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Iraq, Ukraine Bangladesh, Libya, Zimbabwe etc. Names of some of the tuition free Austrian universities include University of Graz, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna, Vienna University of Economics and Business (WU), University of Linz, Graz University of Technology, University of Salzburg, University of Klagenfurt, Danube University Krems, University of Leoben, and Leopold-Franzens-Universitat Innsbruck.

In addition, the cost of living is not very high in Austria. The cost of living for an international student in Austria is around 500-800 euro per month.

Apart from the above mentioned countries that are tuition free, there are many countries offering tuition free education through various scholarship programs designed for the international students. Moreover, there are many online tuition free universities operating to facilitate the foreign students. An initiative by MIT and Harvard named edX provides a lucrative platform for the foreign students from any country to have online access to various courses offered by three big US universities i.e. MIT, Harvard and UC Berkeley. On the similar lines, many universities are offering online free education for all the students around the world.

Most Affordable Cities for Students In 2015

The Taipei Tower

The Taipei Tower

Every year hundreds and thousands of students cross border in order to get higher education abroad. With the technological development, communicational revolution and innovation in transportation, more and more people are going abroad to get quality education in a world marred by crisis and wars. In most of the cases, students from the under-developed countries go to the developed part of the world in pursuit of better education. These students from under-developed countries cannot afford the high fee or expensive living cost in the foreign countries. Here are the most affordable cities for students in 2015 providing good quality education with low budget.

  1. Taipei:

The Taiwanese capital is the most affordable city for the international students with its low tuition fees. The average tuition fee in one of its internationally acclaimed universities is around $3800 and the cost of living is not very high there. It has ranked 61st in Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey.

  1. Mexico City:

Like Taipei, Mexico has also eight internationally ranked universities with the low tuition fee. It has an average tuition fee as $4000 per year with low cost of living. It has got 150th position in Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey.

  1. Berlin:

The capital of Germany has become one of the enthralling places for the international students as the German government has made its education free of all tuition fees for the international students too. It also has a low living cost with 68th position at Mercer’s Survey.

  1. Vienna:

The historically and culturally rich capital of Austria is also providing free education for EU students, the students from under-developed countries and for most of the African countries’ students. The approximate tuition fee is $500 annually with a little higher living cost as it is placed at 32nd in Mercer’s Survey.

  1. Munich:

Another German city is a lucrative place for students as there are no tuition fees and the cost of living is also not very high as compared with the other European cities as London or Paris. Munich has one of the best universities in Europe too.

  1. Osaka:

As compared to other Japanese cities, like Tokyo or Kyoto, Osaka is a less expensive city. It is ranked as 23rd in Mercer’s Survey and has an average annual tuition fee of $5000 which is low as compared with Tokyo or Kyoto with $7700 and $9000 respectively.

  1. Madrid:

The Spanish capital has four internationally ranked universities with the low tuition fee of around $2000 annually. The cost of living is also low in Madrid with Mercer’s Survey putting it at 63rd out of 214.

  1. Barcelona:

Barcelona has two of the highest ranked universities in Spain. Though it has a little higher tuition fee as compared with Madrid i.e. $2500 per year, but it has a low living cost with its position at Mercers’ Survey at 71st.

  1. Santiago:

Chile’s capital city is the second most affordable city in the region for international students with low cost of living. It is at 88th at Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey. However, the tuition fees are relatively higher in Santiago i.e. around $7500 per year.

  1. Prague:

The cost of living in the capital of Czech Republic is not very high and it’s under 92nd place in Mercer’s Survey. It has three internationally ranked universities with the annual tuition fee of $7000 approximately.

Top 10 Cheapest European Countries For International Students

Berlin

View Of Berlin

The onset of the twenty first century has brought many changes in the world including an unprecedented advancement in technology, widely spread communicational facilities and transformation in the transportation. To cover the miles of distance has become a matter of hours. Every sphere of life has become more complex with vast network of interconnectedness through various channels. Education is one of those spheres. Due to many international and national conflicts going on in different parts of the world, like Israel-Palestinian crises, civil war in Syria and terrorism of Boko Haram in Nigeria, many young people are turning to the peaceful parts of the world for the better quality education.

Since most of the international students travel from less developed or underdeveloped countries to the developed ones, they tend to find not very expensive education abroad. Europe has been a prudent choice of many students due to the frugality there in getting education in European universities. Here are the ten cheapest universities for international students to study in Europe.
1. Germany:
Germany is the most lucrative place for the foreign students as education in Germany has been made free of any tuition fee both for national and international students. Germany has a quality education and its educational institutions compete globally with the universities in UK or US. Moreover, the living expenses in Germany are not very high as compared to other European cities like London or Paris.

2. Belgium: 

Belgium Flag

Belgium Flag

Belgium is another country with the cheap education for international students and the cost of living is also not very high in the cities of Belgium. The tuition fee for international students in Belgium is around $1000 annually while the living cost is relatively low with high quality of living.

3. Hungary:
The Hungarian universities are affordable for the international students with the low tuition fee. The universities also offer different scholarship programmes for international students. Moreover, the overall living expenses are also not very high as compared to other countries. The average tuition fee is around 1000 euro per year.

4. Italy:
Whether it is Roma, Florence, Milan or any other city, Italy provides an affordable range of education for foreign students. It is a best place for the study of history, arts, fashion or photography. The cost of living is also amiable with a delicious Italian cuisine at the door. The average tuition fee is 1000 euro per academic year in Italy.

5. France:
There are lower tuition fee for both the national and international students in France. Paris has been the best favorable city for the students for the last 2-3 years though the cost of living is relatively high in Paris than the other French cities. Average tuition fee is $1000 annually.

6. Finland:
The tuition fee for the higher education has been made free for both the international and local students in Finland. So the international students can get the quality education with no fee at all. However, the cost of living is relatively high in Finland with approximately 500-800 euro per month.

7. Austria:
Education in Austria is free for the EU students and the students from the least developed or underdeveloped countries. There is no tuition fee for the students in war torn countries like Syria or Afghanistan. Cost of living is also affordable in Austria.

8. Norway:
There is no tuition fee in public sector universities in Norway both for local and international students except for a 50-100 dollar token per semester. However, the cost of living is higher in Norway as compared with the other European countries with 1200 euro per month.

9. Sweden:
The international students have to pay the tuition fee in Sweden except the EU students. The cost of living is also high in Sweden as compared with other European countries. However, the tuition fee for the PhD programmes is free for international students too. The average tuition fee in Sweden is around 8481.28 Euros.

10. Ukraine:
The universities in Ukraine are one of the cheapest in offering Medical or Engineering programs for the foreign students with no requirement of IELTS etc. The cost of living is low in Ukraine with the good quality of living.

30 most affordable universities in Canada for international students in 2015

If you are ambitious to study abroad, but you cannot afford education in countries like the USA and the UK, then you need to head north to Canada. In the past decade or so, Canada has successfully established itself as one of the top destinations for international students from around the globe. It has earned this spot not only because of affordable tuition fees, cultural assimilation, and low overall expenses but also because of the superior quality of education being imparted through Canadian universities. Canada has proved itself as a much viable option for the English speaking population of the world as other countries such as Germany or China have language barriers. This article is designed to present our readers the list of 30 most affordable universities in Canada for International students, and we hope that it would serve as an instrument in their selection of Canadian universities.

1. Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Memorial University of Newfoundland

Location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Website: http://www.mun.ca/

Memorial University of Newfoundland has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 1,872 international students from 90 countries at Memorial University of Newfoundland comprising almost 11% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $8,800
Master Programs: $13,705
Percentage of International Students: 11%
World Rank: 657
National Rank: 24

Student Body:
Number of students: 18,913
15,418 undergraduate and 3,495 post graduates students.

2. University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

University of Prince Edward Island

Location: Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Website: http://home.upei.ca/

University of Prince Edward Island has established itself as quality oriented and one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The university has international students of more than 50 countries currently completing their degrees. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $6,428
Master Programs: $6,428
World Rank: 1225
National Rank: 36

Student Body:
Number of students: 4,555
4,251undergraduate and 304post graduates students.

3. Acadia University

Acadia University

Acadia University

Location: Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada
Website: http://www2.acadiau.ca/

Acadia University is not only as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada, but it is also one of the largest in terms of number of international students. Every year around 3400 international students from 120 countries get admission in 200 diverse fields. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size of 1:15 faculty student ratio. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $7,495
Master Programs: $10,546
World Rank: 1300
National Rank: 38

Student Body:
Number of students: 4,358
3,753 undergraduate and 605 post graduates students.

4. Université Sainte-Anne

Location: Pointe-de-l’Église, Nova Scotia Canada
Website: https://www.usainteanne.ca/english

Université Sainte-Anne has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. It is the primary choice of French speaking students. Statistics reveal that there are 400 international students from 15 countries at Université Sainte-Anne comprising almost 79% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $8,820
Percentage of International Students: 79%
World Rank: 2685
National Rank: 59

Student Body:
Number of students: 504
480 undergraduate and 24 post graduates students.

5. Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University

Mount Allison University

Location: Sackville, New Brunswick Canada
Website: http://www.mta.ca/Prospective/Default.aspx

Mount Allison University is one of best research oriented universities in Canada and it has established itself as one of the cheapest universities in Canada to accommodate international students. Students of more than 100 countries are currently studying at the university. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $16,420
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 1779
National Rank: 48

Student Body:
Number of students: 2,694
2,678 undergraduate and 16 post graduates students.

6. Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University

Mount Saint Vincent University

Location: Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Canada.
Website: http://www.msvu.ca/en/home/default.aspx

Mount Saint Vincent University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Students of 70 countries are currently studying in the university The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size based on 1:21 teacher student ratio. There are many opportunities for personal growth in various societies of Mount Saint Vincent University. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $10,824
Master Programs: 12,131
Percentage of International Students: 15%
World Rank: 2630
National Rank: 54

Student Body:
Number of students: 4,220
2,875 undergraduate and 1,345 post graduates students.

7. Brandon University

Brandon University

Brandon University

Location: Brandon, Manitoba Canada.
Website: https://www.brandonu.ca/

Brandon University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 176 international students at Brandon University comprising almost 16.7% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $6,471
Master Programs: $7,485
Percentage of International Students: 16.7%
World Rank: 7854
National Rank: 146

Student Body:
Number of students: 2,940
2670 undergraduate and 270 post graduates students.

8. Concordia University College of Alberta

Concordia University College of Alberta

Concordia University College of Alberta

Location: Edmonton, Alberta Canada.
Website: http://concordia.ab.ca/

Concordia University College of Alberta has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 160 international students at Concordia University College of Alberta comprising almost 16.7% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. It’s a relatively small university, but has produced successful graduates in last 10 years.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $11,680
Master Programs: $6,100
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 7213
National Rank: 113

Student Body:
Number of students: 1,600
1400 undergraduate and 200 post graduates students.

9. Athabasca University

Athabasca University

Athabasca University

Location: Alberta Canada
Website: http://www.athabascau.ca/

Athabasca University has established itself as one of the largest and cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 400 international students at Athabasca University comprising almost 10% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $9,520
Master Programs: $17,039
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 818
National Rank: 30

Student Body:
Number of students: 40,722
36,622 undergraduate and 4,100 post graduates students.

10. York University

York University

York University

Location: North York, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.yorku.ca/index.html

York University is known for its successful graduates in the jobs market. It’s one of the top ranked universities in Canada. York University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 713 international students at York University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $15,150
Master Programs: $7,515
World Rank: 136
National Rank: 10

Student Body:
Number of students: 53,900
48,000 undergraduate and 5,900post graduates students.

11. Redeemer University College
Location: Ancaster, Ontario, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.redeemer.ca/

Redeemer University College has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. It is a Christian Missionary run college which has specialized in ethics and philosophy. The University diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $15,165
World Rank: 7538
National Rank: 11

Student Body:
Number of students: 915
915 undergraduate and 0 post graduates students.

12. Trent University
Location: Peterborough, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.trentu.ca/

Trent University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 800 international students at Trent University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size of 1:17 teacher student ratio. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $16,879
Master Programs: $15,258
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 1556
National Rank: 46

Student Body:
Number of students: 8,406
8,006 undergraduate and 400 post graduates students.

13. Saint Paul University
Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Website: http://ustpaul.ca/

Saint Paul University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 150 international students at Saint Paul University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $10,941
Master Programs: $11,791
Percentage of International Students: 15%
World Rank: 5622
National Rank: 90

Student Body:
Number of students: 733
436 undergraduate and 350 post graduates students.

14. University of Lethbridge
Location: Lethbridge, Alberta Canada
Website: http://www.uleth.ca/

University of Lethbridge has secured a spot in our list of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 1,872 international students at University of Lethbridge comprising almost 11% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse research oriented programs. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too. The percentage of graduates getting a job in Canada after the completion of degree from Lethbridge is substantial.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $10,370
World Rank: 976
National Rank: 31

Student Body:
Number of students: 9,150
8,631 undergraduate and 519 post graduates students.

15. University of Northern British Columbia
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Website: http://www.unbc.ca/

University of Northern British Columbia is undoubtedly one of the best when it comes to faulty and research. It has successfully established itself in our list of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 399 international students at University of Northern British Columbia. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Although the fees is on the higher side, but there are plenty of opportunities as the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $ 17,334
Master Programs: $21,098
Percentage of International Students: 10.4%
World Rank: 61
National Rank: 3

Student Body:
Number of students: 4152
3390 undergraduate and 705 post graduates students.

16. Cape Breton University
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Website: http://www.cbu.ca/

Cape Breton University has secured a spot in our list of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 900 international students at Cape Breton University. The University offers hundreds of diverse research oriented programs. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $ 6,380.00
Percentage of International Students: 9.4%
World Rank: 1322
National Rank: 39

Student Body:
Number of students: 8,484
4,344 undergraduate and 4,140 post graduates students.

17. Saint Mary’s University
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Website: http: http://www.smu.ca/

Saint Mary’s University is one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics reveal that there are 751 international students currently completing their degrees at Saint Mary’s University. The University offers hundreds of diverse research oriented programs. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $12,500
Master programs: $12,000 to $15,000
Percentage of International Students: 10.1%
World Rank: 1574
National Rank: 41

Student Body:
Number of students: 7,586
6,904 undergraduate and 682 post graduates students.

18. St. Francis Xavier University
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Website: http://www.stfx.ca/

St. Francis Xavier University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Its distinction is 95% success rate. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size of 1:20 teacher student ratio. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $13,560
World Rank: 1875
National Rank: 42

Student Body:
Number of students: 5,158
4,815 undergraduate and 343 post graduates students.

19. McMaster University
Location: Ontario, Canada
Website: http://www.mcmaster.ca/

McMaster University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics of 2013 reveal that there are 1,794 international students at McMaster University comprising almost 16,3% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $ 14,549
Master Programs: $13,278
Percentage of International Students: 16.3%
World Rank: 141
National Rank: 6

Student Body:
Number of students: 29,411
25,174 undergraduate and 4,237 post graduates students.

20. University of Western Ontario
Location: London, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.uwo.ca/

University of Western Ontario has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. Statistics reveal that there are around 2,500 international students at University of Western Ontario comprising almost 20% of the total student population at the University. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $14,000
Master Programs: $16,000
Percentage of International Students: 20%
World Rank: 152
National Rank: 7

Student Body: 35,952
Number of students:
30,655 undergraduate and 5,297 post graduates students.

21. Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.ryerson.ca/

Ryerson University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $14,930
Master Programs: $20,515
World Rank: 972
National Rank: 32

Student Body: 38,560
Number of students:
36,200 undergraduate and 2,360 post graduates students.

22. University of Ottawa
Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.uottawa.ca/en

A renowned university all around the globe for its expertise in social sciences. University of Ottawa has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $10,000-$12,000
Master Programs: $6,000
World Rank: 212
National Rank: 9

Student Body: 42,027
Number of students:
35,700 undergraduate and 6,327 post graduates students.

23. Lakehead University
Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada
Website: https://www.lakeheadu.ca/

Lakehead University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. It has 485 International students. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $18,750
Master Programs: $20,453
Percentage of International Students: 5%
World Rank: 1340
National Rank: 39

Student Body: 7,848
Number of students:
7,254 undergraduate and 594 post graduates students.

24. Algoma University
Location: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.algomau.ca/

Algoma University has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. It has 150 International students. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $8019
Percentage of International Students: 13%
World Rank: 5979
National Rank: 97

Student Body: 1300
Number of students:
1300 undergraduate and 0 post graduates students.

25. Dominican University College
Location: Ottawa, Ontario Canada
Website: Dominican University College

Dominican University College has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University offers 98 diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $8700
Master Program: $11300
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 1429
National Rank: 198

Student Body: 160
Number of students:
170 undergraduate and 10 post graduates students.

26. The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
Location: Calgary, Alberta Canada
Website: http://www.sait.ca/

The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. It is one of the best institutes of technology for international students. The University offers many technical programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $9375
Percentage of International Students: 10%
World Rank: 7244
National Rank: 124

Student Body: 45763
Number of students: 17,516 (full time) 28,187 (part time) undergraduate students

27. University of Victoria
Location: Victoria, British Columbia Canada
Website: http://www.uvic.ca/

University of Victoria has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University has almost 1600 international students from 110 countries, The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $12,005
Master Program: $24,888
Percentage of International Students: 7%
World Rank: 199
National Rank: 12

Student Body: 22,405
Number of students:
18,863 undergraduate and 3,542 post graduates students.

28. University of Saskatchewan
Location: Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada
Website: http://www.usask.ca/

Not known to many, university of Saskatchewan has established itself as one of the cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $13,633
Master Program: $19,000
World Rank: 308
National Rank: 20

Student Body: 21,168
Number of students:
17,200 undergraduate and 3,023 post graduates students.

29. New Brunswick Community College
Location: New Brunswick, Canada
Website: http://www.nbcc.ca/

New Brunswick Community College is the first choice when it comes to cheapest universities for international students in Canada. The University offers hundreds of diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size. Moreover, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students and on campus jobs too.

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $6,300
World Rank: 611
National Rank: 26

Student Body: 14,000
Number of students:
12000 undergraduate and 2000 post graduates students.

30. Durham College
Location: Oshawa, Ontario Canada
Website: http://www.durhamcollege.ca/

Durham College is regarded as one of the affordable colleges in Canada for international students. The University diverse programs and the teaching is quality orientated based on small class size of 1:20 teacher student ratio. On top of that, the university is offering scholarship for brilliant students.

Quick Stats:

Annual International Tuition Fee for 2015:
Undergraduate Programs: $12,174
Masters Programs: $16,045
World Rank: 6088
National Rank: 99

Student Body: 10,000

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Scholarships for Pakistani Students To Study in UK

Quality of education and high value of degree in UK leads to a little high expenses. Tuition fee and living expenses are high for students but those who are still willing to get good quality education; UK provides scholarships and student loans for. Students can get loan easily for their studies which they will have to return when they will start earning £21,000/ year. 9% interest on loan is charged from students from getting first payment to till they return the loan. These loans are not only to pay tuition fee but also living expenses and government provide these loans through student loan company (SLC).

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Scholarships are provided on both merit base and need base by universities and colleges. Merit base is given to talented students on reserved quota while need base is for needy students who can’t afford expenses. For Pakistani students “University of Sheffield, UK “is providing two scholarships to learn any undergraduate or postgraduate course. Each includes 50% of the tuition fee. These are provided on the basis of academic merit. To be eligible for this scholarship, student has to be self-funding and Pakistani national. University is providing some other scholarships with a fixed amount for different disciplines like science, management, MBA etc. same as there are many universities who provide scholarships to talented students.

UK is providing international students with different schemes to help them in study expenses. Some of these schemes are given below

  1. Euraxess UK is funding students who are willing to do research work in UK with the collaboration of few organizations. Like,
  • European Science Foundation (ESF)
  • European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)
  • EU Framework Programmes
  • European Research Council
  • BILAT – International projects and funding
  • NATO
  • World Universities Network
  • Santander Universities
  • Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP)
  1. Commonwealth Scholarship and Fellowship Plan provide scholarship to students of commonwealth countries in master or doctoral courses plus for 6 months clinical course. Masters course includes engineering, science, humanities and agriculture Pakistan is also a commonwealth country. This program is jointly managed by ,
  • Commonwealth Scholarships Commission
  • the British Council
  • Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)
  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India.

Scholarship covers international travels, tuition fee, maintenance and other allowances.

  1. The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust provides scholarship to the Pakistani students who are willing to study Doctoral, research, artist and Scottish summer school. There is different criteria for every different field to be eligible for this program
  2. International Atomic Energy Agency Scholarships is provided to some selected counties including Pakistan. It is given to the students who are going to graduate from UK University on basis of merit.
  3. Chevening Awards in Pakistan is given by UK government to Pakistani students. To be eligible for this scholarship student have to hold upper-second class degree and they have to be resident of Pakistan since 2 years. Following are the partners of this program:
  • Chevening/Brunel University Scholarship
  • Chevening/Cardiff University Scholarship
  • Chevening/London School of Economics and Political Science Scholarship
  • Chevening/University of Birmingham Scholarship
  • Chevening/University of Glasgow Scholarship
  • Chevening/University of Southampton Scholarship
  • Chevening/Oxford University Foreign Service Programme Scholarship
  • Chevening/University of Exeter Scholarship
  • Chevening/Bangor University Scholarship
  • Chevening/Durham University Scholarship
  • Chevening/University of Cambridge Scholarship

So with the help of all these funds and scholarships students can bear some of the study expenses in UK.

Scholarships for Pakistani Students to Study in Turkey

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Turkey, a beautiful land between Asia and Europe is attracting more and more people towards itself. It is a place of history and culture, beautiful sceneries, sparkling cities, art and modernity. Because of mixture of Europe and Asia one can enjoy modernity and very safe environment. Each year a number of students are moving towards turkey for sake of education and seeing the demand from international students, turkey has developed its education system with high quality facilities and perfect environment. There are almost 160 colleges and various universities in turkey where more than thirty thousand students are studying. Because of large strength of international students universities are offering many courses in English language. Else for talented international students there are many scholarships by the universities. Besides universities are also offering scholarship on need basis.
Government of Turkey is offering scholarship for master, undergraduate and PHD level in variety of programs. Almost 20000 students apply for scholarships and 80% of them are eligible enough to get it. Duration of the scholarship will be educational duration plus 1 year Turkish course. There is a compulsion that student must have Turkish language course degree if they don’t have Turkish language course they will have to take 1 year course. No matters if students are getting education in any other language they still need to complete it. Scholarships are offered to student for 90% medical science and 10% other undergraduate program. Universities are also providing their own scholarship for example KADIR HAS UNIVERSITY. Kadar Has University is in Istanbul and provides scholarship to international students helping them in weaving off 50% of their tuition fee. Scholarship is for all discipline taught in university.
Those students who are not from turkey are only eligible for the scholarship provided by Turkish Government. Candidates will be accessed by their academic records means they must have 90% marks in case of medical studies and 70% in case of other programs. To be eligible, students have to be healthy and must be under age of 21 else they may not be studying any course in Turkish universities.

Following are benefits provided by Turkish scholarship scheme.

  • For undergraduate students, almost 25150 RS monthly allowance is provided else there will be no need to pay tuition fee because in Turkish scholarship scheme all education expenses will be carter by the Turkish government.
  •  For master level students, almost 36200RS will be given as a monthly allowance and whole tuition will be paid by Turkish government.
  • For PHD student, almost 50000 RS will be provided as monthly allowance and there will be no fee charges payable.
  • Those students who visit turkey for their research work are provided with almost 9000RS per month to carry out their research work.
  •  Accommodation expenses will be free if student choose to live in any public university of Turkey and if student choose to live in private hostel or place He/she will have to bear its own expenses.
  • In scholarship scheme, it is a benefit that health expenses will be bare by Turkish government.
  • Transportation fee will be free for those who will get scholarship but it varies from student to student or their country. Students will be provided with arrival expenses and departure expenses at the end of degree or graduation.