International scholarships to study free in Europe

If you are an aspiring foreign student who has their sights set on earning a bachelor’s, master’s, or doctorate degree in Europe, you should check into whether or not you are qualified for a scholarship.

Scholarships for the United Kingdom, Germany, Russia, Eastern Europe, and the Nordic countries can all be found on their own page, as can scholarships for studying abroad in the Nordic countries.

You may find a variety of other study grants to pursue your studies in Europe if you scroll down the list that’s provided below.

Please note that this page is updated yearly, and because the sponsors or institutions that open these scholarships may often change the period in which they accept applications, we may not keep up with these updates due to the volume of scholarships we publish here. Therefore, this page is basically intended to show you the endless opportunities you have to get a scholarship to study anywhere in the world. Simply click on the link to the scholarship you want to check the deadline for on the official website. Or click here to access our list of current scholarships. 

To study anywhere in Europe:

  • Study a Master’s in Europe Scholarship – A scholarship of €5000 is open for all international students studying for a master’s degree at any European university, starting in autumn 2020.
  • Erasmus Mundus Scholarships – an Initiative led by the European Commission to provide funding for students all over the world to study in Europe at selected institutions.
  • Surfshark Privacy and Security Scholarship – A $2,000 prize is available to a student currently enrolled in the UK or any European Union (EU) country as a high school, undergraduate, or graduate student. You will need to submit an essay to apply and the scholarship is open to all nationalities.

To study in Austria:

To study in Belgium:

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.
  • Masaryk University Faculty of Arts – The Department of Czech for Foreigners at Masaryk University awards four three-month scholarships worth 8,000 CZK per month for international students to study the Czech language, literature, and culture.

To study in France:

To study in Greece:

To study in Hungary:

  • Hungarian Government Scholarships for Foreign Students – Scholarships for international students to study in Hungary are funded by the Hungarian government. Open to students with master’s degrees in rural development and agribusiness, horticulture, and agricultural water management.
  • The Stipendium Hungaricum – Provides scholarships that 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.

To study in Ireland:

To study in Italy:

To study in the Netherlands:

To study in Slovakia:

To study in Spain:

  • GSE Scholarships – All master’s applicants are automatically considered for scholarships based on academic excellence at the 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.

To study in Switzerland:


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