Fees for degree programmes abroad vary significantly, depending on the country in which the university is located and the subject matter of the degree programme. For example, there are no fees for EU students joining a programme in Denmark, Sweden or Finland. Fees are low in public universities in Holland [Eur1835 pa], Italy, Germany & Austria.
On the other hand, fees for high demand Med School places a re Eur8500 pa in Slovakia and over Eur10,000 in other universities.
In Ireland maintenance grants under the Higher Education Grants Scheme and the Vocational Education Committees Scholarship Scheme are available for undergraduate courses of at least 2 years’ duration in a publicly-funded third-level institution in another EU member state. Depending on your income you may be eligible for a maintenance grant provided that you fulfill the conditions as to residence, age, academic attainments and nationality.
Scholarships & Grants
There are a limited range of scholarships available for study abroad.
Firstly, there are one or two scholarships a year offered by many foreign governments to encourage students to study abroad. A summary of these can be found on the Department of Education website
The following are also worth researching:
While most international students in Australia are full-fee paying students, another option is to apply for a scholarship. Scholarships are offered by the Australian Government, education institutions and a number of other organisations.
For information on scholarships use the Australian government’s Scholarship Database. It provides an accurate and reliable list of all scholarships supplied by Australian-based organisations, institutions and government bodies to international students studying or planning to study in Australia on a student visa
International student scholarships can be hard to secure. The great majority of international students in America must rely exclusively on themselves and their relatives for funding. For more details on schlolarships to the US, see the US Scholarships section on our website
Students from EU countries are usually eligible for a small grant and may be eligible for a loan from the Dutch government. EU students are also eligible for a Tuition Fee Loan. Please visit the IB-Groep website for more information.
In addition to free fees, you are eligible for free health care. In limited cicumstances, you may be eligible for a grant from the Danish state. See http://www.su.dk/English/Sider/foreign.aspx