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Doodle Nandi

Doodle Nandi is a content editor for Hotcourses India- an IDP company, and helps write articles that help students with their study abroad journey.


20 Feb 2017 473 Book icon 5 mins Share

Incredible Places to Study Abroad in Fall 2017!

Revealed: We give away a list of options to choose from to study in fall 2017. Have you already made a decision? You can still find out if our suggestions are in line with your choice(s) or not.

20 Feb 2017 473 Book icon 5 mins Share
Doodle Nandi

Doodle Nandi is a content editor for Hotcourses India- an IDP company, and helps write articles that help students with their study abroad journey.


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Best places to study abroad in fall 2017

The countries that we talk about in this article are the best places to study abroad in fall 2017. You might be having many options juxtaposed in your mind right now that are making you think hard which could be the best option for your career. 

Find out if the below options are in line with what you have been thinking about:


It is not just the land of Kangaroos, but a home to a large population of wildlife – poisonous snakes, box jellyfish, salt water crocodiles, marsupials like koala and egg-laying mammals like the platypus, etc. Apart from the life of the wild, the country is inhabited by lives of people from all over the world.

Many Indian students choose Australia for their higher education over other countries due to many reasons – top institutions to study, a wide number of options to choose from, comparatively lesser cost of living, etc.

Suggested universities:

The Western Sydney university, Charles Darwin University, University of South Australia, Monash University, University of New South Wales and University of Southern Queensland.

Do you remember the list of top Australian Universities that we suggested you earlier? You may also want to know about the cost of studying in Australia?


Under the Prime Minister (23rd) Justin Trudeau’s administration, many people are moving to Canada either for education, job or living. 

You must have heard from us the plenty of reasons to study in Canada, and I’m sure you are aware of the recent changes in Canada’s immigration policies. All this put together, you are sure to prioritise the maple leaf country as your top study abroad destination for fall 2017 (Or have you already done that?).

Suggested universities:

The Western University (Ontario) and Cape Breton University.

New Zealand

The discovery of New Zealand dates back to the time when the Polynesians settled in the country and developed a separate culture called ‘Maori’. Since then Maori has remained an official language of New Zealand, along with English as the lingua franca. The land of kiwis (indigenous people of New Zealand), New Zealand is famous for its wildlife, the Ninety-mile beach, its mountains and the mountaineer and explorer, Sir Edmund Hillary.  

Suggested universities:

The Unitec Institute of Technology, Air New Zealand Aviation Institute, The University of Waikato and Victoria University of Wellington.

You must be wondering how to select universities and colleges for your higher studies in New Zealand and would want to get a list of universities in NZ where most Indian students study.

The Netherlands

Tulips, windmills, cycling routes – the Netherlands is a must for an expedition, be it while studying abroad or just a sojourn. 

One of the progressive cities, Amsterdam is the main attraction and hotspot in the country, throbbing with art, architecture, canal cruise, different cuisines, independent shopping streets, park life, local flavour and of course the house of Anne Frank (where she and her family hid from the Nazis).

Suggested universities:

The University of Groningen, Leiden University College the Hague, Tio University of Applied Sciences.


Famous for its free-education system for undergraduate students (even for internationals), Germany has maintained its mark amongst the top-ranking study abroad destinations. Known for its automobile industries, unusual laws (like naming babies), inventions and discoveries, high-level employment opportunities, Oktoberfest, its climate and energy policies and more, Germany attracts a large number of Indian students every year.

Suggested universities:

The International University of Applied Sciences Bad Honnef – Bonn, the University of Leipzig, International Academy of Students, University of Konstanz, University of Wurzburg and University of Heidelberg.

Learn what you need to ask when planning to study in Germany, and you can also check the article on study bachelors in engineering at German varsities.


Ireland has slowly emerged as a hot study destination due to its impeccable beauty and history. Ireland has become a hub of major companies, especially Dublin which is a famous start-up hub in the world. Almost 25% of Europe’s computers are made in Ireland now, along with huge investments received from American hi-tech companies.

Suggested universities:

The University College Cork, University College Dublin, Trinity College Dublin and Dublin Business School.


The very name 'France' sends a different sensation to the brain – the place that values the love of literature, culture, writers, poets, fashion, food and wine – a class apart!

Home to those who created beauty using their imagination – Guy de Maupassant, Simone de Beauvoir, Jules Verne, Victor Hugo and Albert Camus – France should be in the list of every international student. A big Merci go to those prominent figures that have instilled heart and soul in their masterpieces.

Suggested universities:

The SKEMA Business School and IPAG Business School.


The immaculate beauty – Poland is an emerging top study abroad destination amongst Indian students. Home of the scientist Marie Curie, this pristine beauty is indeed a traveller’s paradise.  

 Suggested universities:

According to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017, the top Universities in Poland for international students are:

  1. University of Warsaw
  2. Warsaw University of Technology
  3. AGH University of Science & Technology
  4. Jagiellonian University
  5. Adam Mickiewicz University


Hungary is a fascinating country that was established around 897 - one of the oldest countries in Europe. It is a land-locked country, which is famous for not only its thermal springs but also for its massive inventions and discoveries in modern science. Budapest, the capital city, is a major tourist attraction.

Suggested Universities:

The University of Debrecen, Budapest University of Technology and Economics and University of Szeged.

Apart from the above options, there could be a few more that may interest you – we’ll leave that on you to decide! The above list has been compiled based on what we have seen over the last few years. Talk to our advisors to know more about where you can study abroad.  

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