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STEM competitions in Ivory Coast

I am an expat high-schooler currently based in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. I am looking for recognized STEM competitions or programs (such as Science Olympiads) within my geographical region so that I can ...
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US F1 Visa - Multiple schools and extending using a B1

I have received admission to a boarding school in the US and have been wait listed for another. The enrollment deadline for the school is approaching soon. If my waitlist gets moved up after accepting ...
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Non-EU student wants to start working in Germany company right before finishing Master's thesis

I am a student in Munich and in the last stage of my thesis. I got a job (in IT) and my contract starts from June (this date has already been pushed from April and hence no further changes can happen)....
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Non-EU student wanting to start job right before submitting Masters thesis [duplicate]

I am a student in Munich and in the last stage of my thesis. I got a job (in IT) and my contract starts from June (this date has already been pushed from April and hence no further changes can happen)....
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Can my spouse attend university in Cyprus on dependent visa?

I am a non-EU citizen with a working visa in Cyprus (am employed as software engineer). My spouse is on dependent visa with me in Cyprus. Can my spouse attend university in Cyprus on dependent visa? ...
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Can an Indian file multiple Schengen Visa applications at once?

Would it be possible for an Indian to file for both student and Schengen visa at the same time? This previous question is not the same as this one. The previous one's accepted answer revolves around ...
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Do I need to change my residence status [Non-EU citizen working in Poland]

I am an Indian citizen living and working in Poland as a Skilled Migrant worker. I currently work with a bulge bracket bank and have held the EU Blue-Card(Karta Pobytu) for more than 2 years. My ...
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How to find a room in Lille under these conditions?

I am a student who will move to Lille, France from a 3rd world country. I have checked the websites mentioned by the university, websites mentioned by the Campus France, websites on the guide given to ...
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How long does it take for a firm in the US to get an export license for an Iranian F1 student to work fulltime for the firm in the US via CPT or OPT?

I wonder how long it takes for a company in the US to get an export license for Iranian F1 student for them to be able to work fulltime for the company in the US via Curricular Practical Training (CPT)...
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Does an Iranian F1 student in the US need an export license to be able to work fulltime for a company in the US via Optional Practical Training (OPT)?

Does an Iranian citizen studying toward a PhD in the United States with an F1 visa need to obtain an export license (or some other paperwork in that spirit) to be able to work full-time for a company ...
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How do I become a French citizen via a higher education/talent visa?

I've been living in France just over two years now. I'm fluent in French (I have a degree of B2-language level, and I'm preparing for the C1). I'm going to start the second year of university this ...
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Changing my visa (student to work permit) - Germany

I`ve finished a master degree here in Germany. I concluded my degree on october/20 but because the corona situation I received a certificate just on the the middle of January. Then, the company I ...
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What the cost of renting an apartment in Republic of Ireland (Dublin)? [closed]

I'm a non-EU citizen. I want to move to Ireland this September. I want to know what is the cost of an apartment for a student in Dublin - really need something affordable. Any recommendations, tips, ...
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Is the living expense for a foreigner higher in Canada than in Germany?

Suppose, an international student goes abroad for a Ph.D. study with an aim to permanently reside there. This means he will not be eligible for the benefits offered by the government at least for 5 ...
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I'm leaving Germany for 5 months on Erasmus exchange, how can I have unemployment benefits and insurance paid?

My contract will be over in February, because I will move to Portugal to begin my ERASMUS mobility. I need to know how can I receive unemployment benefits (I will have worked on a contract for 24 ...
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Does a student with no income need to perform tax declaration in Germany after moving from France? [closed]

I am a student moving from France to Germany. I am a non-EU national. I moved to Germany this September and I received a tax identification number (Steuer-Identifikationsnummer). As a student with no ...
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Can non-American students enrolled in a US university but attending only online courses (COVID) do a summer 2021 internship in the US via CPT or OPT?

I'm reading on https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/506072-ice-tells-students-on-visas-they-must-leave-us-if-schools-go-online (mirror) that the US government has the bright idea to refuse ...
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Can non-American PhD students stay in the United States during the academic year 2020-2021 if all their classes are online?

I'm reading on https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/506072-ice-tells-students-on-visas-they-must-leave-us-if-schools-go-online (mirror) that the US government has the bright idea to refuse ...
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EU student NOT applying to EU Settlement Scheme

I'm EU studying in the UK. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest moving to another StackExchange website or ...
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Benefit of EU Settlement Scheme for EU citizens leaving the UK before 29 June 2021?

I'm EU studying in the UK. I think expatriates is the most suitable StackExchange for my question, and I tried to add some meaningful tags: please suggest moving to another StackExchange website or ...
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Has the post-completion OPT grace period of 60 days after STEM graduation been extended due to the covid-19-related economic slowdown?

https://www.uscis.gov/opt mentions the post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) grace period of 60 days after STEM graduation: Initial post-completion OPT: Must apply within 30 days of your ...
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International student going to Canada

Is it possible for international students who are newly admitted to Canadian universities for the September 2020 intake allowed in to the country amidst the Covid-19 pandemic? I already know that the ...
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How to obtain ADHD medication (Adderral/Ritalin) in the Netherlands with a US prescription?

Precisely what insurance do I need to buy, and what procedures do I need to follow? As an international student, I cannot buy into basic health insurance until I get at least a part-time job. I'm ...
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Can a Spanish citizen live in Denmark and work remotely for a German company?

For context, I am a Spanish citizen currently studying in a university in Denmark (I am doing the full degree there. It is not an Erasmus or any other exchange program.), as part of this studies I am ...
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Need to apply for "titre de séjour" within two months of arrival but no available appointment at prefecture

I'm currently doing my PhD in France, and I arrived using a type D visa, which states that I need to apply for "titre de séjour" within two months of arrival. To do this, I'm supposed to make an ...
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Working for an EU employer part-time, remotely in the Netherlands

As a non-EU student in the Netherlands, I am wondering about working remotely for an employer within EU. I understand the Dutch restriction on part time hours (max 16 per week) on foreign students ...
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UK Tier 4 student visa for Erasmus Mundus Scholarship receivers - scholarship amount is enough to show sufficient funding

I am a citizen of Tajikistan, currently finishing my undergraduate degree in Istanbul, Turkey. I was accepted into the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for 1 year in England/ Birmingham and 1 year in Italy....
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is it possible to have the Recepisse extended for internship,10 months after giving the final exams?

I came to France in 2017 September end for a 1-year masters course, however, couldn't find an internship until now, I gave an interview in a company and they told me they have a vacancy for an ...
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Changing schools on short term F1

I am visiting states on F1 for a short term course of four weeks. My F1 is valid only for 4 weeks for the duration of the course. After the completion of my course, am thinking to join a Masters ...
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Working part-time in Italy as a student, self-employed?

Buongiorno a tutti! I am applying for a student visa upon acceptance into an accademia belle arte in Rome. I currently meet the requirements for tuition expenses and can prove the necessary monetary ...
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Is there any limit on how often a US citizen studying in Canada can return to the US?

I'm a US citizen currently living in Canada on a study permit. I've been flying back to the US fairly frequently for a variety of reasons, mostly for short trips (a week or so). Is there any limit on ...
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Is it possible to study in a country for more than 5 years for graduate studies, and then apply for citizenship?

The question is Is it possible to study in a European country for more than 5 years for graduate studies, and then apply for citizenship ? This country can also be Japan, Singapore, Australia, ...
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Travelling & working with recepisse for Carte de sejour 2eme demande

I'm a student of Indian origin studying in Paris, France. My carte de sejour is going to expire on 6 Dec 2018 & I've applied for renewal. I've received the recepisse. This is my 2nd request for ...
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How to stay in the UK after the exchange program?

I'm going as a university exchange student to the UK (to Bradford University) for 6 months. The program I'm participating is the Erasmus+. The visa I'm applying for is a short-term student visa. ...
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Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?

Obtaining OPT authorization takes around 90 days, whereas CPT is much shorter (~2 weeks). Why is obtaining OPT authorization much longer than for CPT?
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Can a F1 student in the US do a CPT internship the first summer if the student arrived after the beginning of the academic year?

I read on https://www.uscis.gov/i-9-central/complete-correct-form-i-9/complete-section-1-employee-information-and-attestation/foreign-academic-students (mirror): F-1 students may not work off-...
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Marriage in Germany between EU and non-EU citizen

My girlfriend (coming from Iran) and I (male, coming from Spain) are living and studying in Germany. She has been in Germany for more than 6 years with a study visa. We want to get married. These ...
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I am a US citizen applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry (when I fly into Canada). Do I need an eTA to board my flight?

I am a US citizen and I am applying for a Canadian study permit at the port of entry, when I fly into Canada to immigrate. The CIC website says: In order to apply for a study permit at an air POE,...
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Italy student visa question

I'm going to apply soon for my student visa for Italy as I'm going to study for a Master's degree for 2 years I have a question about 2 documents. Proof of accomodation. My university won't publish ...
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How to get an apostille for a German Master's degree for South Korea for a non-German national?

I did my Master's in Germany, now I want to start my Ph.D. from South Korea. The university in Korea demands that I submit my 'apostillized' master degree. This website provides the authorities ...
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Moving to Switzerland as a student

I am looking for some advice regarding the regulations in Switzerland. I am going to study in Switzerland for a master's degree, and I plan to move there with my girlfriend (both Romanian citizens) ...
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How to have a foreign diploma recognized in France?

I am helping a Sudanese refugee living in France (in Paris) who wants to take his studies up again. He got a secondary school certificate in Sudan and needs his diploma recognized in France. I found ...
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Options to apply full-time (40 hours) CPT or full-time pre-OPT for a F1 student possible?

I see in some universities there are options to apply for a full-time pre-OPT for those who have completed all degree coursework requirements except thesis/dissertation. Some universities with full-...
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International student in USA with CPT part-time work authorization can work remotely for a UK company?

Can an international student studying in the USA with CPT part-time work authorization, work remotely for a firm in the UK? It is possible or one needs the UK work visa as well? If the UK firm offers ...
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NZ PR rejected, will it affect Australian Student Visa subclass 500?

My father had applied for New Zealand PR for himself and the family last year but unfortunately, the PR application was rejected due to insufficient points. I got accepted into The University of ...
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Genuine Student Rule for Tier 4 Applications

Does it hurt a Tier 4 applicant's credibility if their spouse is already a UK resident?
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Will I be able to enter other country again?

I'm from Venezuela and currently i'm looking forward to study abroad (it could be either Spain or USA) however I'm really really scared because last year i had a pretty big problem at immigration on ...
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Change in law? EU students and driving cars in the UK

I will take up studies in the UK this fall. Everything I have read about using a car a couple of months ago suited me very well. I was certain that according to the following website, I could use a ...
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How to buy a car without SSN for someone on a student/travelers visa

I'm currently in the United Stated on a travelers Visa but am in the process of converting it to a Student Visa. I currently use public transportation but in San Diego it's not very convenient. My ...
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As a student, are there specific work limitations for remote working in Singapore?

Starting from September, I will attend full-time classes at ESSEC Business School in Singapore. I saw that I have to get a Student pass (I don't have many details about it right now) and that it would ...
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