Bachelor studies are offered at universities and colleges across Europe at around 3.000 educational institutions. Bachelor studies are offered at official European languages, in addition to that the number of programs offered in English language is rising.
Bachelor studies in Europe usually last 3 to 4 years depending on the country. For certain study fields such as medicine, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, architecture etc., Bachelor studies last 5 to 6 years. Educational systems of European countries are standardized by Bologna system and this educational level is usually worth 180 to 240 ECTS, while integrated programs could be worth up to 360 ECTS.
Bachelor studies in Europe are offered in all study fields and they are structured in a way to provide knowledge in a specific fields and disciplines. Generally across Europe qualifications acquired on a Bachelor level are BA (Bachelor of Arts) and BSc (Bachelor of Science), as well as BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration), LLB (Bachelor of Laws), BEng (Bachelor of Engineering).
Tuition fees for Bachelor studies vary depending on the country, city, educational institution, study field and study program. In most European countries students from EU, EEA and Switzerland pay the same tuition fees as domestic students which are lower and start from 1.000 EUR, while other international students pay tuitions which range from 4.000 up to 20.000 EUR per year. In some countries public institutions charge only administrative costs, while tuitions are free.