Questions tagged [education]

Questions regarding obtaining or validating one's education in a foreign country.

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If someone has a Canadian PR, can he pay tuition fees at domestic rate?

Every Canadian tertiary institution maintains different rates for domestic students and international students for the payment of tuition fees. If someone has a Canadian PR (Permanent Residency), can ...
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How to freelance in Germany while studying, I'm on contract

My master's program starts next October, I'll be living on a student visa. In my spare time I'm freelancing on reddit, and I got an official contract with a client, but as I know, in Germany I cannot ...
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What is MOFA attestation in UAE

I want to attest my education documents to apply for professional visa in UAE. I have done my masters degree from India. What is the procedures to get MOFA stamp in UAE?
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Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection?

Can a 14-year-old US citizen living abroad with non-US citizen parents come to US for high school study if both parents have no objection (and no US visa to accompany the child to the US)? Parents ...
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Is an online MBA worth if I dont have any grade on the transcripts but just pass or fail?

My busy schedule and work location permits me to do only an online MBA, I have found a great program online at WGU (Western Governors University) but i do not get any GPA or grades just pass of fail ...
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Move from MittelSchule to Realschule

What are the steps to move from MittelSchule to RealSchule in Bavaria? For a student in class 7th, what are the chances to go to Realschule.
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School options for a non-German

We came to Munich 2 months back. We approached Realschule and Gymnasium, and both refused to take our 8-year old as she did not speak German. Only option left was Hauptschule, which I read from ...
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Can I use Doctor of Physics degree diploma without marks for WES to immigrate to Canada

I have 3 degrees in Physics, Bachelor (2000-2004), Master (2004-2006), and Doctorate (2006-2009). Now in my University (www.ysu.am) at the time I was a student we had courses only in Bachelor and ...
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Do I get an EU Blue Card from Germany if my degree is not listed in ANABIN and my university is listed H+

I've just got a visa of type D for Germany to work for a big company in Berlin. The relocation company that assisting me told me that Kindly note that is has not been issued on the legal basis of a ...
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US visa process for medical graduate

The case is as follows: Physician with EU citizenship. Cardiology training completed in the EU, never worked in the US. Interest in pursuing a medical fellowship in the US with several options to ...
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I'm an American citizen. I've lived/studied abroad for a couple of years. Do I need a visa to study in France?

I'm an American citizen. I've been studying and living abroad for a couple of years, and now I want to go to France to study. Would I need a visa? And does anyone know the procedure?
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Education and work experience sync for Germany job seeker visa

I'm exploring options to apply for German job seeker visa and stuck with below question. I've a graduate degree of Bachelor of Technology in Electronics and Communication stream. Currently, I'm ...
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Do schools in the USA accept a Student for Grade 12 when he's completed his A1 level (Grade 11 in the UK)?

My family is planning to move to San Francisco and I was just wondering if I'd be accepted into Grade 12 there, after having completed Grade 11(A1 Levels) from the British Council or will I have to ...
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Price ranges for private schools in Spain [closed]

I'm researching the situation with schools in Catalonia, Spain and am trying to understand if there is such thing as an affordable private school for children in terms of fees? Anything in the range &...
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Primary school options with Castilian in/close to Barcelona

We may be moving to Barcelona for work and are looking at school options for our 5 & 8 year old kids. Our kids only speak english at the moment. From our research, it seems most/all primary ...
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ZAB comparability statement for german EU blue card visa

I am a software engineer from Lahore, Pakistan with a job offer from a Munich based German company. I full-fill the requirements of an EU Blue-card which requires an initial work visa from my country ...
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International School vs. Full Immersion

We have two middle school aged children who we'll be moving to Norway with in a few months and we are considering schooling options. In the town we're moving to (Bergen) there are international ...
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How to get an H-1B without a degree?

So I am self-taught engineer without any equivalent of education. I've been a working remotely for a US company (without contract, just hourly payments) for 2.5+ years. They will to transfer me to US. ...
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Studying in France and becoming a French citizen for a refugee with a Swedish residence permit

I am a refugee in Scandinavia and have to attend an online university post-graduate program from France (three years). I want to go to France and ask for a residence permit to learn French in order to ...
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Getting a full time work permit in Canada after a language school?

What are chances to get a full-time work permit (read work visa) after a completing a year-long English language courses program at VGC in Vancouver. If to be more specific, I'm planning a trip, a ...
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How much money does one need to deposit in order to move to Germany for education?

I want to move to Germany for a masters in Computer Science. I am looking for the amount of money needed to deposit in order to move to Germany. Please guide. Thanks.
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Putting my 14-year-old son in school when moving to to Amesterdam from Sweden

My family is hoping to relocate to Amsterdam, The Netherlands, by this summer. We currently live in Stockholm, Sweden. We are planning on registering our son, who will be 14 and entering 9th grade in ...
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Work Visa Application Germany - How do I turn in my certified Copy of Diploma?

I'm a recent graduate with an internship offer in Berlin, Germany. I'm putting together my visa application and it appears they would like proof of my qualifications (which I'm guessing is my college ...
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Is a two and half year degree valid for New Zealand Work Permit

I received a job offer from New Zealand. I have a degree well recognized in my country as a tertiary education. However it is not a bachelor's Degree. It is a Diploma, usually called Associate Degree....
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Do I need a degree in IT to apply for an EU Blue Card as a software engineer or is any degree enough?

I am software engineer with 5 years of experience in Russia, have a Degree in Civil Engineering and want try to apply to the Blue Card program (country I am most interested is Germany). I have read ...
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Education as immigrant to US

Today, the UK Independence Party claims: If I got a work permit in America for two years and I went with my family, I would have to pay for education and health. This is in the context of ...
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UK NARIC Statement of Comparability for Spouse Job Seekers

The UK NARIC site states... The UK NARIC Statement of Comparability is an officially recognised document that confirms the recognition of an overseas qualification and its comparable level in ...
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Can a non-EEA student with Dutch residence permit do a fulltime internship in Prague?

Do I have permission to work in Prague (Czech Republic) under an internship provided the following conditions: I'm a non-EEA national (Vietnamese) with a valid Dutch residence permit, for 'study' ...
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Secular schools in Dubai [closed]

I got a contract opportunity to work in Dubai, and considering it. Are there good private schools that teach in German or English, that don't compel students to learn about Islam (besides basic ...
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Recognition of British Computer Society Higher Education for migration for the following countries

I'm an IT support engineer with 3 Years experience, currently holding a Professional Graduate Diploma in IT (PGD)(BCS) which is equivalent to a university honors degree in England, and is recognized ...
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What's my degree worth in Germany?

I'm looking to apply for a YMA and hopefully work in my field in Germany. I have a Canadian Bachelor's in Software Engineering and I'm trying to find out what the specifics are for that field in ...
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Opinions about Dutch school for kids near Delft [closed]

I am considering moving to Delft (or close by) for less than a year - I will have a position at TU Delft during that time. I have two children, a 12 year old (going into 7th grade) and a 4 year old. ...
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Rejoining University after 7 months - under F1 [closed]

I am from India. I went to US a University in Spring 2014 for MS program under F1 Visa. But due to serious health issues, I had to leave US even before the start of the program in US. Now, I have ...
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Are there any school that teaches in Arabic in Indonesia?

I am an Arab expat in Indonesia (Jakarta) and my kids were born in Indonesia and are being raised there as well, I only speak to them in Arabic to make it their mother tongue because it will be almost ...
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Nurse recertification in the US

When moving to the US what's the procedure to get a Registered Nurse certification for someone who's been working as a nurse in one of the Eastern European countries?
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Benefits of American curriculum schools for US expat children

There are a number of schools in the UK which follow the American curriculum. My son will be starting school this year. We plan on moving back to the US in the next 5 years. Is there any evidence that ...
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Will I get the same student benefits and discounts in the U.S. as a foreign student?

Am an expat student in the U.S., Am I going to get the same student benefits and discounts in the U.S. just like the local students using my student ID?
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Is mandatory education standardized in the EU?

I grew up in several countries, and had a really crazy time in school, twice I skipped a grade because I changed schools between countries, and twice I was held back a year. I was never in 7th or 9th ...
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How do degrees work in Ukraine? [closed]

How many years are needed for obtaining a degree in Ukraine? Are there bachelor's degree (3-4 years) and master's degrees (2 years) if you want to continue?