Top 6 Places to Study Abroad

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Studying abroad has perhaps become more important now than ever: as we are experiencing a big surge of harmful extremism and populism all around the globe, travelling and education go hand in hand to promote tolerance and a more open-minded state of mind. We look at some of the best places to study abroad across the world. 

 Top 6 Places to Study Abroad

1. King’s College, London, UK

London is full to the brim of various studying opportunities and it is a prestigious home to some very niche, ultra specialised training such as botox courses, to some of the most famous colleges in the world, such as King’s College, one of the oldest and best universities in the world, right in the center of the multicultural British capital. 
King’s College, London, UK. From Top 6 Places to Study Abroad

2. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Australia is a very popular destination for backpackers but its higher education standards are also more than honorable. The University of Melbourne in particular often ranks high in the top 50 best universities of the world. The good quality of life and the emphasis on an outdoorsy way of living make it a prime location for students everywhere, despite being one of the most expensive countries to study in. 
Ormond College, University of Melbourne. From Top 6 Places to Study Abroad
Ormond College, University of Melbourne

3. Veritas University, San Jose, Costa Rica

Veritas University is located in an amazingly beautiful location, surrounded by volcanoes and idyllic landscapes. But this shouldn’t detract our attention from the quality of the courses on offer: with pioneering courses in the audiovisual and design fields, this university is quickly becoming one of the most popular choices to study abroad, especially for US students, with a 156% increase since 2001. 

4. Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florence, Italy

The Lorenzo de’ Medici institute in Florence has been a firm favourite since the 1970’s for all foreign students, and focuses almost exclusively on international higher education. The institute is located in beautiful Florence but also has smaller campuses in Rome, Tuscany and Venice. Its 400+ studying programs focus on the arts and languages. 

5. University of Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina

The University of Belgrano is one of the oldest universities in Argentina. With an emphasis on dual degrees to improve proficiency in a second language, it’s favoured by students all across the globe looking to discover Buenos Aires and brush up their spanish language skills while working on their degree. 

6. Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Fudan University is one of the most prestigious universities in China. With international students programs in place since the 1950’s, it’s also a great multicultural hub and can boast one of the best mandarin course in Shanghai. It is home to one of China’s best journalism schools, according to Business Insider. 
Guanghua Building, Fudan University, Shanghai, China. From Top 6 Places to Study Abroad

Guanghua Building, Fudan University, Shanghai, China


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