Cheapest Countries to Study Abroad for Indian Students

By Neha Kumari Updated On - Feb 24, 2021 06:51 PM

Study Abroad can be expensive. But there are some other countries that offer affordable UG and PG courses to international students. Check the list of countries here:

Studying abroad can be very expensive, especially if you are targeting some of the most developed countries such as USA, UK, Australia, etc. Planning your education abroad can be a hectic task with factors like loan, high living costs and difficult job conditions. However, various countries offer cheap education to international students and courses with low tuition fees. There are a few universities in Norway that do not charge any tuition fee and students can study at costs as low as Rs. 5,000 union fee per semester. Some other countries offer cheap undergraduate as well as postgraduate programmes that you can afford. Check out the details of the countries that offer low-cost education opportunities to international students.

Countries that Offer Low-Cost Education:


Course Fee (Approx.)

Living Cost per year (Approx.)

Popular Universities


Rs. 6,89,250 per semester

Rs. 6,12,672


Rs. 20,000 per semester

Rs. 5,99,581

  • École Normale Supérieure

  • École Polytechnique

  • Pierre and Marie Curie University

  • Paris-Sud University

  • École Normale Supérieure de Lyon


No Tuition fee at some public universities

Student Union Fee: Rs. 4850 per semester

Rs. 9,27,304

  • University of Oslo

  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

  • University of Bergen

  • Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

  • UIT The Arctic University of Norway


Rs. 3,51,010 per year

Rs. 3,82,920

  • Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM)

  • Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM)

  • Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA)

  • Instituto Politécnico Nacional (IPN)

  • Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana (UAM)


Rs. 3,19,100 per year

Rs. 3,19,100

  • Universidad de Buenos Aires

  • Universidad Austral

  • Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA)

  • Universidad Nacional de La Plata

  • Universidad Nacional de Rosario


Rs. 2,09,329 per year

Rs. 5,44,384

  • University of Warsaw

  • Jagiellonian University

  • Warsaw University of Technology

  • University of Wroclaw


Rs. 2,58,471 per year

Rs. 3,00,000

  • Universiti Malaya (UM)

  • Universiti Putra Malaya (UPM)

  • Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

  • Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM)

  • Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM)


Rs. 1,00,000 per year

Rs. 2,00,000

  • University of Vienna

  • Vienna University of Technology

  • Universität Innsbruck

  • Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

South Africa

Rs. 2,00,000 per year

Rs. 4,52,483

  • University of Cape Town

  • University of the Witwatersrand

  • Stellenbosch University

  • University of Pretoria

  • University of Johannesburg


Rs. 2,50,947 per year

Rs. 1,48,700

  • National Taiwan University

  • National Chiao Tung University

  • National Tsing Hua University

  • National Cheng Kung University

  • Tamkang University

Also Read:  World’s Best Countries for International Students 2021- CEOWorld Magazine

Study Abroad: Country-Wise Details

Before finalising countries and universities for study abroad opportunities, you must also find out about the visa conditions and other costs such as transportation, food costs, etc. Click the following links to check country-wise education system, cost of study, living expenses etc:

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Also Read: Best Countries to Study and Work in 2021

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