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If you’re a prospective international student planning to study in Europe at bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral level, you may well be eligible for a scholarship.

UK scholarships are listed in an article all of their own, as are scholarships for Germany, scholarships for Russia, scholarships for Eastern Europe and scholarships to study in the Nordic countries. Scroll down the list below for a range of other scholarships to study in Europe…

To study anywhere in Europe:

  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships – Initiative led by the European Commission to provide funding for students all over the world to study in Europe at selected institutions.
  • GoEuro European Study Abroad Scholarship  Three individual scholarships of up to €2,000 (~US$2,180) are available for students enrolled in any eligible university or college in the 2016-2017 academic year to complete a study abroad program at any EU/Schengen Area country.

To study in Austria: Austria flag

  • Austrian Government Scholarships – Monthly scholarships of €940 euros available for up to four months for international students of all study levels.
  • – A searchable database of scholarships to study abroad in Austria.

For more information about studying in Austria, visit our country guide >

To study in Belgium:

For more information about studying in Belgium, visit our country guide >

To study in the Czech Republic:

  • Czech Government Scholarships for Developing Countries – Government scholarships enabling international students to undertake study (at bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral level) at institutions across the Czech Republic. Czech is the language of instruction for most programs offered.
  • The South Moravian Center for International Mobility  – Scholarships are available for international students from outside the EU who are undertaking a master’s or PhD degree at one of the center’s partner universities, mainly for study programs in technical and natural science. 

For more information about studying in the Czech Republic, visit our guide >

To study in France:

For more information about studying in France, download our complete guide >

To study in Greece:

For more information about studying in Greece, visit our country guide >

To study in Hungary: 

  • Hungarian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – Scholarships for international students to study in Hungary, funded by the Hungarian government. Open to students of all levels.
  • The Stipendium Hungaricum – Provides scholarships which cover tuition fees, medical insurance, accommodation and a monthly stipend for citizens of partner countries to study in Hungary at either bachelor’s or master’s level.

For more information about studying in Hungary, visit our country guide >

To study in Italy:

For more information about studying in Italy, visit our country guide >

To study in the Netherlands: Netherlands flag

For more information about studying in the Netherlands, visit our country guide >

To study in Slovakia: 

To study in Spain:

  • GSE Scholarships in Economics for Developing Country Students – Al master’s applicants are automatically considered for scholarships when offered a place to study at Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.
  • Zaragoza Logistics Center – Various scholarships for admitted students of master’s of logistics and related courses at this research institute, including scholarships for African students.
  • Spanish Studies Abroad – Scholarships to study abroad in a Spanish-speaking country, including a diversity scholarship for underrepresented students.

For more information about studying in Spain, download our complete guide >

To study in Switzerland:

For more information about studying in Switzerland, visit our country guide >

This article was first published in September 2014. It was updated in December 2015.

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Written by Laura Tucker
Laura is a former staff writer for, providing advice and guidance for students on a range of topics helping them to choose where to study, get admitted and find funding and scholarships. A graduate of Queen Mary University of London, Laura also blogs about student life.

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Hi. I’m Karen from the Philippines. I’m a licensed Veterinarian and currently working as an aquatic animal veterinarian and a part-time small animal practitioner (dogs/cats). I would like to pursue a Master’s degree in Europe (preferably in Germany, Austria, Netherlands) in this related fields. But since my country, the Philippines, belongs to the third world countries, finances are issue.
I hope you can help me find scholarship in Europe wherein I can enhance my knowledge in veterinary medicine. Thank you so much and I hope to hear from you soon.

Hi Karen, please take a look at our list of veterinary scholarships around the world, which includes options to study in Europe. I'd also recommend having a look on the official websites of the universities you're interested in, for details on funding opportunities you might be eligible for. Hope this helps, and good luck! 

Thank you for your good info.

Hi Sabrina, I am from Nigeria and I am almost through with my Bsc psychology..I would love to get my Masters Degree but due to financial constraint I might not be able to study my Msc I would like you to refer me to a fully funded scholarships Universities in either Canada or Germany..any that offers industrial psychology or sport and exercise psychology which is my favourite to study in my Msc programme. Kindly assist.

Hi I'm Krystal, I'm a license Architect in my country, and I'm working now in Qatar as a Junior Architect. I graduated from a not-so-known school in my country. Though I have already got my professional license there. I felt that I missed alot of things during my university days, and I really need a boost in so many aspects in my profession. I'm planning to study again but to take an Interior Design course. Is it possible that I can still get a scholarship to study abroad? Can you help me with the procedures please?

Hi , I would love to obtain a Master’s Degree in Europe ( preferably Switzerland/ UK/ Germany) in either Veterinary Science or Biology
studying Bee Health. I hold a Bachelor in Veterinary Medicine and Science (Ecology) both from New Zealand . I would really need a scholarship to do this (full or partial). Are you able to point me in the right direction please?

Hi Maike, please take a look at our list of veterinary scholarships around the world, which includes options to study in Europe. I'd also recommend checking the official websites of the European universities you're interested in for details on funding opportunities. Good luck with your search! 

Hi,I am Manuja from Sri Lanka.I like to study computer science or engineering either in
UK or in Switzerland.But since I have financial issues,I want to find a full or partial paid scholarship.Can someone help me on this?

Hi Manuja, please take a look at our list of computer science scholarships and scholarships for engineering students. You might also like to download our complete guide on how to find scholarships to study abroad. Hope this helps, and good luck with your search!

Hello, my name is Marco and I am from Honduras. I am seeking for a scholarship in Europe to study medicine. My grades are near perfect, I am in many extracurricular activites or clubs, I got many community hours, I know 3 languages, spanish, japanese ( I am still in the process), and english I am in the national honor society of my school, I am in many sport teams, among many other stuff. I really want to study medicine in Europe, and I am would appreciate any persons guidance or help through the proccess. Thank you very much for reading this message.

Hi Marco, please take a look at our list of medical scholarships around the world, which includes options to study in Europe. 


Hi Elsayed, we've listed scholarships to study in the US, Australia, the European Nordic countries and Eastern Europe - hopefully you can find a scholarship to suit you amongst these! :) 

HI, my name is Mukesh from Malaysia. I have finished my bachelor degree in chemistry. Currently I am finding for master programs in any available nanotechnology chemistry field. Are there any fully funded scholarship?

Hi , my name is Muhammad and i have finished my bachelor degree in electromechanical engineering. currently I need to study my masters in any available electrical or mechanical field, Are there any fully funded scholarships? because i find it difficult to find scholarships for foreigners and if i find I can see a mysterious i need help to specify my requirement please.

thanks in advance

Hi Muhammad, our article on scholarships for engineering students includes options to study in Europe. :)

je suis à la recherche de bourse pour continuer mes études dans les meilleurs université si possible

Bonjour Ousmane! We have lots of other scholarship listings for particular countries, regions and subjects, which you can browse from here. Hope this helps! 

Hello Sabrina,
My name is Nikola and I come from Montenegro. I am on my final year of high school and I would like to study Economics. Are there any fully funded scholarships for the mentioned subject? I have a very good GPA and I also have FCE ( first certificate in english ) .
I eagerly await your response.
Thanks in advance!

Hi Nikola, our article listing business scholarships around the world includes scholarships to study economics in Europe. :)

Hi , my name is Khanzat. I am from Kazakhstan. I studied my barchelor degree in economics in English and now I want to study my masters in hotel management . I couldn't find the scholarship which fits to my requirments . Please help me . what u can offer to me. Thank you in advance . By the way, u, guys have really helpful website thank u .

Hi Khanzat, glad you like our site! To help you find a scholarship, you could try having a look on the official website/s of the European universities you're interested in, as they may have their own scholarships. You could use our course finder to search for masters in hotel management courses. Hope this helps. :)

Hello there. My name is Stavros and i come from Greece. I'm 16 and i want to start finding an art school with a scholarship or a full tuition scholarship so i can know how to prepare and what to expect when i turn 18. I get really lost in all this information and i would like some help finding out what's the best university in western Europe. Thanks in advance :)

Hi Stavros, to help you to choose an art school, you may like to view our rankings by subject for art, with the results narrowed down to show only European universities. We've also listed a selection of art scholarships here. Hope this helps. :)

Hello, so i'm in my third year studying business in my college (majoring in finance and accounting), i want to complete my 4th year in any university in Canada or other European country, is that possible? I study at the AAST (arab academy for science and technology and maritime transport) in Egypt. Or at least, after i'm done with college, i want to do something (not sure of its name) that takes 1 0r 2 years i guess and then gives me the degree that i graduated from that college/university instead of AAST. Is that possible either?

Hi I want to study medicine in Ireland but it is too expensive,what should I do?

Hi Philip, we've listed medical scholarships here, and you could also try browsing the official websites of the Irish universities you're interested in, to see if they have any scholarships of their own, or any other funding opportunities. Hope this helps!

I want to read engineering in Europe. is there any scholarships for me?

Hi Prabesh, please take a look at our list of scholarships for engineering students, which includes options to study in Europe. Good luck!

Hello,this is Ali Usman.I want to study MBBS from any of the Canadian,Australian, European university.My father is a poor man he can't afford my education anymore. Plz tell about any scholarship that will help me to get further education so that I can continue my studies without becoming a burden my father.

Hi Ali, please take a look at our list of medical scholarships around the world. Good luck! 

Hello, this is Mahdis Yaghobi. I am studying medical at medical university of Mazandaran Iran , I'm in fifth year of study. I am really interested in taking scholorship at a valid University. Because of the low economical situation, low cost of expenses in target country is so important for me. Could you please help me how can I take a possition in a university..
I am very much looking forward to receiving your positive response

Hi Mahdis, I've replied to your comment here. :)

Hi Sabrina,
I am Sarah from Malaysia and I have a degree in English Language and Linguistics with Early Childhood. Am intending to pursue a postgraduate course in Education in Australia , America or Canada. Just wanted to know if there are fully funded scholarships that are offered in this course? Thank you.

Hi Alice, I'm not sure about fully funded scholarship options for your course, but we have lists of scholarships to study in Australia, the US and Canada. Good luck! 

hey all Dears, I am Amin from IR.IRAN. I study master degree (computational linguistics) and i need to attend to a PhD course. which universities in the Europe offer this program? which scholarship offers full fund ? please help me. tnx in advanced.

Young Americans Overseas offers scholarships and sponsored travel to American citizens who want to study abroad in Europe.

Hello i'm from Georgia and i would like to study Master in International relations . I have BA degree in art of oriental studies, please advise options with scholarships ,thanks in advance

Hi, Iam zainudin noori. From Afghanistan Iam doing my bachelor degree (BCA) in India ! I like to do my masters in Europe countries, Iam searching for scholarship to do my masters in computer fields, can you please help me to find an university which offers scholership.
Your pleasure !!

Thanks for this! Helpful for many students who want to pursue higher education in Europe.

Hello madam, I'm Eli from Ghana,a first degree holder in marine engineering and want to persue my masters in an administrative course linked to engineering.I aslo want to know if I can get a scholarship to persue this course in Canada...Thank you

Hi Eli, please take a look at our list of scholarships to study in Canada and our list of scholarships for engineering students. :)

Mam i am a student from india and i would like to know the best colleges for petroleum engineering undergraduate in europe

Hi Dipankar, we don't currently rank Petroleum Engineering, but you might like to view our rankings by faculty for Engineering and Technology - I've narrowed the results down by region so you can see only European universities. 

hi , I'm Anvar from Uzbekistan . I wonna study in EUROPE but i 've no idea about any universties thats why , i need any advice. what should i do ?.

Hi Anvar, do you have any particular European country in mind? We have lots of guides to studying in European countries. To get you started, you might also like to take a look at our article on the top universities in Europe. Hope this helps!

My name is Solomon from Nigeria I would like to enquire about the Discipline of International Realtions in any European University for my Masters Degree.

Hi, I'm Fat from Kosovo and I want to study mathematics in Europe (bachelor degree). The problem is, I need a full scholarship that cover all my costs and which scholarships cover the language courses (for example if I come in Europe from february to improve my language and start the semester on September). Could you give me any advice ?

I'm Jade, 22 y/o from the Philippines, Bachelor of Science in Information Technology graduate, currently working as Software Quality Assurance Analyst. I am looking for school that offers scholarship for Masters Degree related to my previous course. Can you help and advise me on this? Thank you.

I have a Indian students are eligible for applying EIFFEL scholarship scheme?