Know the best countries to study engineering abroad
Posted on February 16, 2019
Engineering has been one of the most popular study routes for Indian students. With increasing opportunities abroad, many engineering aspirants now go abroad to pursue the course.
Here are some of the best countries to study engineering abroad:
Engineering occupations are some of the highest paid job roles in the US. There are a number of different engineering courses that international students can choose from in the US.
The US houses some of the most reputed Universities in the world. In terms of undergrad engineering degrees, MIT, Stanford University, and the University of California-Berkeley top the charts.
International students in the US can also convert their F1 (Student) Visa to the H1B Visa which allows them to work in the US. With the new reforms to the H1B Visa rules, students who have obtained a degree from the US have higher chances of getting an H1B Visa.
Canada is fast emerging as a favourite destination to study engineering abroad. The number of international students in Canada is increasing steadily over the years. Canada offers an easy transition from Student visa to PR. That is one of the primary reasons for its increasing popularity.
On course completion, students become eligible for a Post-Study Work Permit. This can be up to 3 years long.
The University of Toronto, University of Alberta, and the University of British Columbia are some of the best institutes to study engineering in Canada.
Germany is the land of engineering. It has always been a hot favourite among automobile, mechanical and chemical engineers for a long time.
Most public Universities in Germany offer free tuition. This is one of the main reasons for Germany’s popularity among international students.
International students may get a Post Study Work Permit for up to 18 months to work in Germany.
The Technical University of Munich, Technical University of Berlin, and the University of Hamburg are some of the best institutes to study engineering.
Australia also offers a friendly PR route to international students. Many international students, hence, are now looking to study engineering in Australia.
To be eligible for a Post Study Work Permit in Australia, you should have studied in Australia for at least 2 years. Depending on your graduate degree, you may get a PSWP with validity between 18 months and 4 years.
Australian National University, Monash University, and the University of Melbourne are some of the best places to study engineering.
5. New Zealand
New Zealand has just 8 Universities. Yet, it manages to attract a number of international students from abroad. It also offers some very good STEM courses.
Changes have been made to the Post Study Work Visa from 28th November 2018, as per The Indian Express. Masters students will now be eligible for a 3-year Post Study Work Visa. The country also offers a great route to permanent migration.
The Auckland University of Technology, Massey University, and the University of Waikato are some of the best places to study engineering.
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