Bachelor studies in Europe

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Bachelor studies in Europe

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

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.

Conditions and benefits of Bachelor studies in Europe

  • To enroll in Bachelor studies generally student must have secondary education and proof that they have sufficient knowledge of the language of instruction
  • Europe has some of the best ranked universities in the world as well as many other institutions which offer recognized and respected diplomas and qualifications
  • There are Bachelor programs in all study fields and they are closely specialized and offer specific knowledge
  • European educational institutions offer range of study methods from traditional to modern and interactive through which students gain valuable theoretical knowledge as well as practical knowledge and skills and analytical and critical thinking
  • In most European countries international students are allowed to work with some limitations, gain valuable work experience and master their skills
  • Upon graduation, many European countries allow their students to extend their stay and look for a job in order to stay; besides that many students decide to continue their education and obtain a postgraduate degree

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