When you decide that you want to study abroad, it can be really difficult to make the decision of where you want to study. Once you choose to stay in Europe, you realize that your choice will be hard to make! Europe has amazing countries and even more amazing cities. Here are our Top 5 cities to study abroad in Europe.
And because what we want is for you to choose the city that suits you better, we have assembled a group of locations that are known for their good opportunities for foreign students: prices, schools, and how easy it is to get a part-time job. There are a lot of amazing and beautiful cities filled with opportunities that aren’t in this top 5! Please don’t restrict your choice to this article. Read it knowing it’s only a starter for your search for a city to study.
Portugal is a small country, but it has lots to offer (even more if you are in the capital, Lisbon)!
One of the best things about Lisbon is that it has thousands of residents, who make the city rich in diversity and filled with things to do, but it’s small enough to explore on foot. Also, the city has a good public transportation system: you can take the bus or the subway.
Other than that, the city is also great if you are on a budget because the prices are lower than most of the other capitals in Europe. Also, the country is known for its good weather. In Lisbon it’s never too cold, maybe in the summer, it can be a little bit hot – a great excuse to go to the nearby beaches.
Finally, don’t forget to explore the country. It has beautiful landscapes and always a great story to be told.
Amsterdam is the kind of city that draws you to stay there forever! Although it can be known for its nightlife, it’s a really calm and pacific city, with lots of different things to enjoy… And, of course, really beautiful places to visit – all around the country – and we are not only talking about the canals.
Being an international student can be a challenge but it can be easier if you choose to study in Amsterdam! Why? First, everyone is used to speak in English, although the national language is dutch because it is a truly international city. Second, the Dutch are always really nice to foreign people.
Last but not least, the universities are good and it’s a really cool city to visit on foot or, if you want to live the full experience, by bike!
Germany is a country with a rich history and its capital speaks for itself! With a character based on diversity and its own history, Berlin has grown to be the capital of the most powerful economy in Europe.
With more than 3 million residents, Berlin has something for every type of person. It’s a great place for international students! Although the city has lots of things to see, you can’t explore it only on foot. As a result, the public transportation system is good.
Finally, Germany is the house for many top universities in the world, which is a great criterion for you to use when making your choice. Also, be aware that the city can be a bit more expensive than others!
Prague, Czech Republic
Prague is a beautiful city with unique architecture and a fairy-tale look reflected all over town!
Also known for having the oldest and one of the best universities in Central Europe, in Prague people are really used to having foreign students and speaking in English.
The city has an intense nightlife with lots of music and cultural things to do- However, sometimes these activities and events are not in the center and only in outlying neighbourhoods. Well, make some friends and find out where the best parties are!
Do you love a city with an effortless cool lifestyle and different culture? I guess Barcelona is the city for you! It’s even more magical than the rest of Spain, maybe because it has its own cultural particularities.
With lots of beautiful places, galleries and museums to visit and very different things to do. Studying in Barcelona will inspire you in ways that you didn’t even know was possible! Yes, it’s a very popular destination for studying abroad but it has to have a reason for all the hype.
Finally, if you choose to study in Barcelona you might save some extra money which is always a good thing if you are on a budget.
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