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Studying Studying Abroad: English Bachelor Programs in Europe.

  1. Jul 7, 2012 #1
    Hello People,

    I am seeking for universities/schools some where in Europe that offers English bachelor programs in technology fields "low tuition fees are preferable", it would be great if any of these universities don't require much like higher grades or transcripts coz I only got a High School Diploma.

    **addition request, I heard there are some universities that have special programs can be taught for free and require only High School Diploma for admission requirements.

    by the way, I am from Algeria.
    Thank you in advance.
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2012
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  3. Jul 7, 2012 #2
    Which languages do you speak? –You say you are from Algeria, do you speak french? Are you open to learn other languages?
     
  4. Jul 7, 2012 #3
    The only language I am comfortable with is English, and I am currently learning French which I am not really good enough to study with. also, I am ready to learn other languages as German and Spanish.
     
  5. Jul 8, 2012 #4
    Hi,

    If you like the Netherlands, you can try there. Many school offer programs in English.
    There are 3 main technical universities. Delft Technical University, University of Twente and Technical University of Eindhoven.
    Delft has the fewest English programs though.
    I'm about to start at Twente this coming semester.
     
  6. Jul 8, 2012 #5
    hello, thx for ur reply.

    Well actually I am planing to go and study there, but I am worried about the admission, is it difficult to get accepted?
     
  7. Jul 8, 2012 #6
    I don't think I was going to get accepted. But I applied to all three and got accepted by all of them.
    Only thing is, all school require your high school transcripts. Depending on your grades, and your age they might ask you to do an entrance test.
    One thing most schools have started implementing is something called Binding Study Advice for the first year of study, which basically is that you can't continue the program if you don't get a certain amount of credits your first year. So in general they would let people in and see how well they do I guess
     
  8. Jul 8, 2012 #7
    if you've applied to all three of them, and get accepted, u must be a super genius or somthing, so where do u come from? and what are ur grades in high school ?
    which English test did u pass, and how much score did u get?
     
  9. Jul 8, 2012 #8
    I'm far from being a genius. I'm from Aruba did average in high school, but went to a technical school after that in the field that I applied for.
    The main thing with universities is that you really show interest in the field you wish to study.
    Them seeing that helps your chances.
    Apply to the schools you want to study and have a positive attitude, if you don't apply you'll never know if you would get in.
    I did TOEFL, I can't remember my score, was a long time ago, but my English is pretty good so that wasn't a real issue for me.
     
  10. Jul 8, 2012 #9
    what do u think about Fontys university?
    do u know any other universities that have Chemistry or Physics bachelor program?
     
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  12. Jul 8, 2012 #11
    If you are ready to learn German, as you've stated, there would be fantastic opportunities in Germany for you, potentially. Virtually all undergraduate degrees are taught in German, though, and you need to be proficient in the language. However, fees are very low - some states require about €500 per semester, in other states it's completely free, also for foreigners. Also, entry requirements are very doable, either they only require you to have finished high school, or you go through a little application process, but competition tends to be ok, I think, not too intense. However, you would need to get your high school diploma recognized by the German authorities, which means a bit of beaurocratic hassle, and I cannot guarantee upfront that they will, you need to do some research on that. Engineering and technology education in Germany tends to be of a very high level, so a degree from a German technical university will open many doors for you around the world. My advice, if you're considering Germany, do some research about getting your education recognized by the German authorities as a first step.
     
  13. Jul 11, 2012 #12


    Very helpful, thank you guys :)
     
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