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Higher education in Europe

With the right choice of University and program training in Europe will help you grow into a multi-faceted, competent and sought-after specialist.

Studying in Europe is the shortest way to find a job and get a European residence permit after graduation. Moreover, many European universities help to get work experience, recommendations and skills of employment already during training.

Cost of studying in Europe for a master's degree

Country Fee Duration TOEFL IELTS
United Kingdom €14000 - €33000 1 year from 79 from 6
Netherlands €3000 - €36000 1 year from 79 from 6
Germany €300 - €21000 1 year from 79 from 6
Czech €1200 - €8500 1 year from 79 from 6
Spain €1100 - €15000 1 year from 79 from 6

Cost of studying in Europe undergraduate

Country Fee Duration TOEFL IELTS
United Kingdom €16000 - €23000 3 years from 79 from 6
Netherlands €5000 - €12000 3 - 4 years from 79 from 6
Germany €300 - €21000 3 - 4 years from 79 from 6
Czech €1200 - €8500 3 - 4 years from 79 from 6
Spain €1100 - €15000 3 - 4 years from 79 from 6


Education Index specialists will be happy to assist you in applying for foreign programs in European English-speaking universities. We will help you to choose the appropriate programs and universities, collect the necessary documents, make motivational and recommendation letters, send them to universities and get their positive answers.

Our consultants have considerable experience in the field of higher education abroad, and the editors of the accompanying documents have completed the Masters and PhD programs of the leading universities of the world.


Bachelor degree programs in foreign universities help foreign students to get used to the new country and adapt to its educational system, improve the level of English and acquire new skills required for successful study in a foreign University.

In addition, these programs provide an opportunity to improve academic performance, for those who need it, and make the final choice of specialty to study at the undergraduate.


Master's degree programs at a foreign University, as well as training programs for the first higher education, help foreign students to get used to the new academic environment.

These programs especially help out students who want to study in a master's degree specialty different from that which was studied at the first higher, and also those at whom progress on a bachelor's degree is lower than level of entrance requirements of the master's program.


Bachelor and master in Europe

In Europe there are three main types of bachelor and master programs:

  • research — prepare future scientists;
  • training — similar to the programs of Russian universities;
  • career-oriented — include a practical unit that lasts a semester or a year, during this time, students receive experience or are employed in applied research.

Bachelor's courses in Europe — the first stage of higher education, which lasts 3-4 years and at the end allows you to apply for employment in the country of study. Bachelor degree in English with a wide range of specialties in Europe offer UK and Holland.

Master program in Europe is necessary for those who are planning to develop a professional or academic career. They last 1-2 years and involve writing and defending a thesis or practical project. At this level, good choice of programmes and internships, leading to a double diploma, organized jointly by the partner universities.

Entry requirements for the baccalaureate degree or a second degree in Europe vary by country and are described in detail in the guides and articles for coming to the UK, Holland, Germany.

In an effort to make education open and accessible, and universities offer programs of distance graduate programs in Europe. One of the European leaders in distance education — the Open University in Britain.

Universities in Europe with instruction in English

Some universities in Europe, located outside of the UK offer the possibility of studying in English. In a given volume of English-language programs exist in many European universities, but the leader here Holland.

Bachelor's courses in English also offer Czech Republic, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and other countries, but the choice of subjects and qualifications is limited and master's programs in these countries even less. To choose a program of higher education in Europe in English comfortable with using the search engine on our website.

How to get a higher education in Europe

To higher education in Europe in universities and colleges. Admission requirements to study in universities in Europe vary from country to country. Organizational issues associated with the receipt, at first glance look simple, but actually require the applicant who at the same time, preparing and taking tests, a lot of attention, time and effort. In order to get the maximum support at all stages of admission to European University and to concentrate on training, book a service, full support for incoming EducationIndex.

With regard to the minimum set of documents for admission, in Germany, Austria or the Czech Republic need to provide proof of previous education, statement of estimates and the international certificate of proficiency in language learning. For admission to Britain plus to the above will require motivational and recommendatory letters, in the Netherlands — summary and recommendations from teachers and/or employers. German, Czech and Austrian universities often offer their own students exams.

It should be noted that the Russian high school diploma is not always sufficient for admission to the bachelor in Europe, as in many countries, secondary education lasts longer than 11 years or the educational system does not imply the transition from school to University without additional years of study. So, for admission to bachelor of UK, the applicant will need the diploma A-level or equivalent. Preparatory program in high school should to go those who enter the first University in Austria and sometimes in Holland.

Get acquainted with the requirements for studying in the universities of Europe in the relevant sections or to clarify questions you have with our consultants.

The cost of education in Europe

Higher education in most European countries paid the price of education in Europe varies widely from country to country. In most countries the higher education institutions themselves set the tuition, and for foreigners, it will always be higher than for local residents. However, universities and governments in many countries offer scholarship programs that reduce the cost of training.

Where to obtain free higher education in Europe

In Europe there are countries with free higher education for foreigners in Germany, Czech Republic, France, Norway and other Foreign students of most public universities, students in the national language of the country, not pay for the cost of programs — only a small registration fee and student fees. Housing and food is also the responsibility of the student.

In addition, training in the universities of Europe could be free if you get 100% scholarships, which will cover the cost of tuition and accommodation, although such scholarships are rare and the competition for tries great. At the undergraduate level scholarships unit, but at the second highest their choice is much wider.

The higher education system in Europe

Since the middle of last century the European educational space is governed by the Bologna process, which aims to make higher education in Europe open and educational levels, diplomas and degrees from different countries are comparable.

Higher education in Europe is developing with the active participation of the state, which assigns funding, the law adopts common educational standards and controls their implementation, however, the existence of more or less strong institutions, this reality is partly reflected in the international rankings. How to choose a suitable in all respects of the University, read the guide on the country of your interest or request information from our consultants.