Top Countries to Study Abroad 2019

Jul-2019

Which are the best countries to study abroad ?

If the thought of studying abroad excites you then be assured that it is certainly possible to turn your dream of studying at an international destination to reality. There are a number of countries that have been leading study abroad destinations for years like UK, USA and France. But in the recent years there have been new countries emerging as international study destinations like Japan, Australia, Russia that are gradually moving up the ladder in the list of popularity.

The most preferred study abroad destination is quite an individual choice as it depends on various factors that affect the individual student’s decision to choose the destination place like standard of living, options of study areas, growing industry, employment and research opportunities, cost of education and living, language and culture, climate, socio-political conditions, the possibility of a permanent residency and so on. Nevertheless, the most popular study abroad destinations going by the highest number of students studying at tertiary level are as follows

Following are the most popular countries to study abroad:



Country
Number of foreign students studying
1

USA

971,417

2

UK

432,001

3

AUSTRALIA

381,202

4

FRANCE

245,349

5

GERMANY

244,575

6

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

243,752

7

CANADA

189,478

8

CHINA

157,108

9

JAPAN

143,457

10

ITALY

92,655

11

NETHERLANDS

89,920

12

NEW ZEALAND

52,678

13

SPAIN

53,409

14

SINGAPORE

53,122

15

SWITZERLAND

51,911 

Source: http://uis.unesco.org