STUDY ABROAD CONGRESS, a leading journal for Nigerians who want to study abroad outlines the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. Every year, a vast number of Nigerian students seek to earn a degree in Europe, and the number of these students continues to rise yearly, with many of them seeking schools with low tuition fees. In Europe, many countries provide free education for European students, while some have gone as far as reducing tuition fees to the bare minimum.
With the constant influx of international students moving to Europe every year, especially non-European students, some European universities have responded by offering low-cost tuition combined with a world-class education, cultural exposure, and the opportunity to learn different useful language skills for their non-European international students.
Although university is a time to learn and explore, it can be difficult as well. The cost of tuition shouldn’t be the reason for this difficulty. It is advised that before applying to any school in Europe, you conduct research on the costs and benefits of the school of your interest as well as the cost of living in the country where you want to study. This article will assist aspirant international students who wish to study in Europe to make a good decision about which school and country to study in.
Best 8 Most Affordable Universities In Europe For Nigerian Students
Despite the fact that most of these schools are free or have low tuition fees, there are some factors that can be a barrier to studying in these schools, such as language, as most of them teach in their native language. The ratings below of our best 8 most affordable universities in Europe for Nigerian students are based on the cost of tuition fees and the cost of living in the host countries.
- Berlin Free University
- Gottingen University
- The University of Vienna
- Crete University
- Athens, University of
- University of Wurzburg
- Basil University
- Nantes University
1. Berlin Free University
Berlin Free University is our 1st pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. This university is located in Germany, which is usually depicted as the king of tuition-free schools. However, language barriers have prevented many international students from studying in Germany.
This school is tuition-free school, but you will be responsible for your living costs such as food and rent. The monthly cost of living in Berlin is estimated to be between €500 and €700, which is less than $1000. The good thing about this school is that most lectures are taught in English and it is rated as one of the best universities in Germany.
- Country: Germany
- Tuition Fee: Free
- Courses Available: Art Courses
2. The University of Gottingen
The University of Gottingen is our 2nd pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students.
Gottington is another German school that offers free tuition in Europe. Unlike its brother, the Free University of Berlin, the only fee you have to pay here is the administrative fee of €300 per semester, besides paying your rent and food. The cost of living in Gottingen is comparable to that in Berlin (€500 to €700).
- Country: Germany
- Tuition Fee: €300
- Courses Available: Arts, Humanities, Social Science, Law, and Natural Science.
3. Vienna University
The University of Vienna is our third pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. The school runs a free tuition fee system; however, a processing fee of €730 is required every semester. The school is one of the oldest universities in the world, and one good thing about this university is that most of its courses are taught in English.
- Country: Austria
- Tuition Fee: €730 per semester
- Courses offered: Computer Science, Philosophy, Theology, Cultural Studies
4, Crete University
Crete university is our 4th pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. International students, especially European students, pay no tuition fees at Greek public universities, just like in Germany. The University of Crete is a good school to study at if you are looking for a free tuition university, but you will be required to learn their language as all their courses are taught in Greek.
- Country: Greece
- Tuition Fee: Free
- Courses offered include philosophy, Medicine, Social Science, Engineering, Natural Science, and Education.
5. Athenes University
This University is our 5th pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students.This is the oldest university in Greece and one of the best higher institutions in Greece. It is a tuition-free school with a $400 administrative fee per semester, excluding rent and feeding fees. The cost of living in Athens ranges from $500 to $1000 per month.
- Country; Greece
- Tuition Fee: $400 per semester
- Courses offered: Music, Nursing, Theology, Theater Arts, Dentistry
6. Wurzburg University
The University of Wurzburg is our 6th pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. This another tuition-free German university. The school is located in Wurzburg, in the northern part of Germany. Aside from paying your rent and feeding yourself, the university charges a small amount for a processing fee of €145 per semester. Also, most of their courses are taught in English for their international students.
- Country: Germany
- Tuition Fee: €145 per semester
- Courses offered: Computational Biology, Music, Cultural Studies, Astronomy, and Political Science.
7. Basil University
The University of Basil 7th pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. It is one of the oldest universities in the world, as well as the oldest university in Switzerland. The school is located in the center of Basil, Switzerland’s third-most populated city, in the Northwestern part of the country. Although the school charges a tuition fee, it is one of the most affordable schools in Europe with a per semester tuition fee of CHF 850 and courses are taught both in German and English.
- Country: Switzerland
- Tuition Fee: CHF 850
- Courses offered: Social Science courses, Management courses, Arts and Humanity courses.
8. Natntes University
Natntes University is our last pick on the list of the top 8 most affordable Universities in Europe for Nigerian students. It is located in the Pays de la Loire region of Western France in the Loire-Atlantique department. The school is one of the cheapest schools on our list as it is a tuition-free school with a processing fee of €184 per semester and most of their courses are taught in English. The average cost of living in Nantes city is between €500 and €700 a month.
- Country: France
- Tuition Fee: €184 per semester
- Courses offered: Foreign Language, International Studies, Literature, Political Science, Biology, and Earth Science.
Frequent Asked Questions About The Cheapest Universities In Europe For Nigerian Students
Which European country has the cheapest tuition fee?
Germany is the cheapest, based on Tuition and cost of living in most countries.