5 Awesome Places to Study Abroad

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Mar 31, 2015 /
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Studying abroad is a huge decision and though it means trying something different, it can also be extremely rewarding. Here are our top picks for studying abroad where you can immerse yourself in the culture and really feel like a local…

5 Awesome Places to Study Abroad

Replica of old French globe. Wikimedia Commons: Petar Milošević, adapted by Wandering Educators

BUENOS AIRES

Buenos Aires is one of South America’s most vibrant cities and a melting pot of cultures making it an ideal destination to study abroad. The fascinating blend of cultures creates such a free spirited atmosphere where different kinds of people can just easily fit in and relax. It offers an array of great educational institutions offering different courses. The city is rich in history and culture, making it a great destination to immerse in a different culture. As a student in Buenos Aires, you will never get bored as you explore the city’s fascinating architecture; enjoy the vibrant nightlife... and also the delicious cuisine after a long day studying.

Plaza del Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina. From 5 Awesome Places to Study Abroad

Plaza del Congreso, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Wikimedia Commons: Fabián Minetti

LONDON

If you are considering studying in the UK, look no further than the capital of UK. It is not only rich in history and culture but also has an incredible array of excellent educational institutions and specialist schools like this. The London institutions boast of high rankings in the world and offer thousands of courses ranging from science studies to business and language. They are also credited for producing some of the world’s most successful career personnel’s and useful inventions. Studying in London is also not just about books,but also a gateway to experiencing the city’s culture, nightlife, and meeting new people. Here's a guide I wrote to studying abroad in London.

County Hall and London Eye. From 5 Awesome Places to Study Abroad

County Hall and London Eye. Wikimedia Commons: Kim Hansen

TOKYO

The bustling metropolis of Japan, Tokyo is a massive city and a center for numerous economical, administrative, and social activities. The city may be busy, but it is also a world famous center for education and boasts of not less than ten internationally ranked universities. Studying in Tokyo exposes you to a fast growing world, and an exotic culture where you can enjoy the vibrant city life and meet new people. You can also travel to some incredible places and experience some of the things on this site in order to see exactly what Japan has to offer.

Shopping Street, Shibuya. From 5 Awesome Places to Study Abroad

Shopping Street Shibuya. Wikimedia Commons: Danny15

PARIS

The city of love and romance is world famous for its fine living, from fashion to fine dining - and not forgetting the sophisticated architecture. This city offers more than a romantic destination; it is also an internationally recognized best city to study abroad. It has a wide array of internationally ranked institutions offering a variety of courses in sciences, fashion, language, and the arts. The city is inspirational for studying abroad with numerous museums, galleries, libraries, and galleries that are useful for studying.

The Grand Palais as seen from the Alexandre III bridge. From 5 awesome places to study abroad

The Grand Palais as seen from the Alexandre III bridge. Wikimedia Commons: Eric Pouhier

BEIJING

Beijing is a center for commerce, political and social activities that makes it one of the busiest cities in China. Though embracing futuristic trends, the city is also proud of its history and traditions that have been in existence for centuries. It is a great destination to immerse into the rich Chinese heritage and culture and mingle with both locals and international students. There are also excellent institutions offering a variety of courses useful in different careers. Away from classes, you can relax and explore the city’s historical monuments, shop in the glitzy Chaoang, enjoy the Chinese delicacies ,and visit the hutongs. Check out this guide for everything you need to know.

An elaborate traditional door in Beijing. From 5 awesome places to study abroad

An elaborate traditional door in Beijing. Wikimedia Commons: scary toy clown (note: crazy name, I know!)

 

 

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