There are 28 countries in the European Union. These countries are called Member States. The EU did not always have 28 Member States. It grew from 6 Member States in 1952 to 28 in July 2013.
Universities in EU have long been known for their high academic standards, their cutting-edge research and their value for money. Thirty-one of the world’s top 100 universities, as listed by The Times in its 2012 World University Rankings, are located in Europe, making it the second biggest bloc of universities after the USA.
Why do study in EU ?
- High-quality academic programmes
- Cutting-edge laboratories and facilities
- Innovative research
- Internationally-recognised degrees
- Improved career prospects
- Good value for money
- Scholarships and funding opportunities
- The chance to learn a new language or study in English
- A great choice of cultural and leisure opportunities
- Work part time while studying
- Post study works for a year