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Top 10 Cheapest Universities in Europe for International Students

Studying in Europe is very fascinating for international students while a lot of international students dream of studying in the cheapest universities in Europe. According to Times Higher Education, Two Italian universities have been crowned the cheapest universities in Europe, according to a new analysis by foreign exchange company FairFX. These universities have been named the cheapest for both EU and international students because there are no tuition fees, and the universities cover living costs for all students. 

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In today’s video, we bring you the top 10 cheapest universities in Europe for international students.

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10. University of Freiburg, Germany.

The tuition fees for EU students is £274, and living cost £6,640, making a total of £6,914. However, non-EU students are expected to pay £2,656 more in fees. The university ranked number 76 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking in 2019.

9. University of Mannheim, Germany.

Tuition fees for EU students are £277, with a living cost of £6,418, making a total of £6,696. However, non-EU students are expected to pay £2,655 more in fees. The university is ranked number 125 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

8. Heidelberg University, Germany.

EU students pay up to £396 tuition fees and £6,197 living costs, making a total of £6,593. Interestingly, non-EU international students pay the same cost as EU students. The university is ranked number 45 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

7. RWTH Aachen University, Germany.

EU students as well as all international students pay the same tuition fees of £455, and spend £5,976 in cost of living, making a total of £6,431. The university is ranked number 79 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

6. University of Würzburg, Germany.

Tuition fees for both EU and international students are at £220, and £6,197 is the estimated living cost, making a total of £6,417. The university is ranked number 165 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

5. University of Göttingen, Germany.

EU and international students pay the same tuition fees of £650 and are expected to spend around £5,754 in living costs, making a total of £6,404. The university is ranked number 113 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking. The cost of studying at the University of Göttingen is not much compared to other universities. To live comfortably in Göttingen, international students will require a monthly budget of around 700 euros. 

4. Free University of Berlin, Germany.

Tuition fees for both EU and other international students are at £552, and the cost of living at £5,754; a total of £6,306. The university is ranked number 88 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

All of this makes the free University of Berlin one of the cheapest English speaking universities in Europe for international students

3. TU Dresden, Germany.

EU and international students pay the same tuition fees of £457 and spend an averagely of £4,869 on living costs, which is a total of £5,326 cost per year. The university is ranked number 155 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

2. Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy.

This university charges zero tuition fees for all undergraduate students regardless of nationality. The school takes care of the students living cost as well as tuition fees. However, admission selected process is highly competitive. Masters degree programme cost between €7,500 to 10,000. The university is ranked number 155 in the Times Higher Education World University ranking.

1. Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Italy.

The university also offer zero Tuition fees, and takes care of the students living cost as well as tuition fees. The university ranked number 184 in the Times Higher Education World University Ranking.

FairFX also revealed the most expensive universities for EU and non-EU students – and every single one of the top 10 was located in the UK. The cheapest UK university was the University of East Anglia, costing £16,279 per year.

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