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Five Countries that Offer Free Tuition & Scholarships to International Students

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There were a number of good scholarships offered by some universities to international students, in 2019. These scholarships were enough to cover their tuition fee. If they did not cover the tuition fee, they made it affordable at least. So, these scholarships are really helpful for those students who are struggling hard for their livings and good career.

Some countries are at the top of the list in helping brilliant students to pursue their careers. They have made education easy for everyone. Here is the list of those countries offering free tuition and scholarship to international students.


Germany is leading the list. Universities of Germany have no or very low tuition fees for undergraduate students. That is the reason students from all over the world come there to study. This is equally applicable to national and international students.

Undergraduate and postgraduate study has zero tuition fees in all public sector universities in Germany. Students just pay administrative dues that are used to provide the facilities and services. Scholarships are offered to all grade students, including Ph.D. and researchers too.

German Academic Exchange Service helps brilliant students to study free of cost. It is offered to both national and international students. This program supports 120000 students every year.


Study at the public universities of Norway is free. There is no tuition fee. This is applicable for all level students, including undergraduate, Master, and Ph.D. students. The students just pay a semester fee at the start of every semester. This is not more than six hundred NOK. By paying this fee you become eligible for examination and a member of a local student welfare organization. Being a member of the local student welfare organization gives you several benefits. Some of these are student counseling, health services, easy access to sports, and cultural activities.

Paying the semester fee gives you another benefit. A student card is issued to the student. Using student cards, you can avail of subsequent discounts on traveling and ticketing to various cultural shows.

The main requirement for application is the Norwegian language proficiency test. This is compulsory for undergraduate students. Masters and Ph.D. courses are taught in English.


Finland is among the list of those Northern European countries that provide free education to national and international students. The study is completely free or has exceptionally low dues. Other countries on this list include Denmark, Sweden, Norway, and Iceland.

The education in Finland was free of tuition fees until 2017. Now a nominal fee of 1600 dollars per year is charged by non-European students. The fee varies according to the type of program you are applying for. However, postgraduate study is still free for all students.


No fee is charged for two semesters at the universities of Austria from all Austrian students and those who are from EU and EEA member countries. After that, a fee of three hundred and seventy euros is charged per semester.

Students from other countries must pay semester fees for study.


There is no tuition fee at public universities in Iceland. Students just pay an application fee each year, which is nonrefundable. This fee ranges from 250 to 650 euros.

Private universities charge tuition fees along with other dues. But this tuition fee is much low as compared to the universities in Europe. One can easily afford that.


rana muhammad waqas saeed

I am an automotive freelance professional and won a scholarship to study abroad for free to complete my automotive studies. Here I guide students to apply for international opportunities and also share my thoughts on the latest tech sector.

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