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No last name on documents

I plan to apply for my MS degree in Europe or the United States. The problem is that my name – written in English – becomes a single name with no last name. Persian: حسیب الله English: Haseebullah ...
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Language Immersion courses in the USA

From people who have been put the through the Language Immersion Courses it helps greatly in learning the foreign language including particular dialects if needed. From my dealing with recent ...
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Is Saarbrücken worth living in? [on hold]

I'm looking to study abroad and there is this master in Saarbrücken which I really like. The problem I find with it is that it doesn't look like a big city at all. I've been living in Barcelona for ...
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Studying in another EU country as a EU long-term resident

I have the status mentioned in the title and I have obtained this permit in the Netherlands. The directive that created this status (2003/109/EG and later 2011/51/EU) states that I should be able to ...
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Coping with an emotional shock as a Foreign student in France

I am in my 1st year of a PhD in France. I can barely communicate in French. I had to visit the administrative office where 1 out of 3 knows English (call her E) and the other two speaks only French (...
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Refused UK Visit Visa - now I want to study there

In February I was denied a UK General Visitor Visa because I didn't have sufficient funds I didn't provide a letter of consent from who I would be staying with I didn't provide enough evidence of ...
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How can I study in the US without a lot of money?

I am from Iran and I am 18 in third grade of high school and planning to emigrate to America. The actual problem is that I can't afford to apply for university there, I was hoping that I can go ...
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Does an accompanying spouse need to pay a fee to study in Denmark?

My wife has a residence permit in Denmark, as accompanying spouse. My residence permit is a normal work permit. This permit is not (yet) permanent; we've moved recently. Is she eligible to study in ...
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Good public school to learn French in Paris?

I just arrived in Paris (November 2014). Are there any programs for foreigners that you can learn French? I would prefer something free if it is possible. Like if there is a state program. Time is not ...
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Does a Verpflichtungserklärung expire?

My uncle gave me a Verpflichtungserklärung (declaration of commitment) for my student visa application. It was issued to him on 7th July 2018 with validity starting from 1st September 2018. I didn't ...
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Applying for residence permit in Germany with type D visa

I am an exchange student in Germany, with a type D visa for the length of the semester (around 5 months), however, I was offered an internship as well as I am applying for an intensive Germany course ...
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UK student visitor visa refused, Erasmus Mundus scholarship [closed]

I come from Georgia. I have been selected for the Erasmus Mundus master's programme and received a scholarship of 42.000 EUR. This is a very prestigious scholarship scheme and a very reliable source ...
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France long stay student visa refused 3 times without any reason by French embassy New Delhi

I got my admission letter from a French Business School in August and after compiling my visa application with the mandatory documents I applied for France Long Stay Student Visa on 29/08/2016. My ...
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Chances of getting an US F1 visa after refusal under 212(a)(3)(a)i on re-application

My US F1 visa application was refused under 212(A)(3)(a)i after administrative processing under 221(g). What are my chances of getting the visa on a fresh application? The USCIS have refused it again ...
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Do I need a visa to study in Germany as a holder of Netherlands residence permit?

I came to Netherlands one year ago for my studies in Hospitality Management (Euro BA). There is one year in Netherlands, a second year in Germany and a 3rd year in UK. I have a Netherlands residence ...
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I am going to the UK as a visiting researcher and I might stay later. I'm funded by a grant from home (USA). What sort of visa should I get?

Short-term study visa seems to fit the bill but I want to be extra careful as I may end up extending my stay. I've done my research already but am seeking to hear a few anecdotal experiences similar ...
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Which visa type for PhD in Germany?

I've received a PhD scholarship offer from a German Professor with a fixed stipend value of 1200 Euro/month for the period of 1 year, which will either convert into 75 % of TVF-13, or will continue ...
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Visa for a PhD (and TA) in Canada for Swiss citizens

I am a Swiss student (Citizenship + Nationality + Place of Birth: Switzerland) and I just got accepted by a PhD program at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada. There is tons of ...
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Applying for a UK student visa after denied entry

This past year, I worked freelance for a small company with a home-base office in London but an office in the state where I live. Back in April, while travelling to the UK to pick up things for an ...
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Secondary school leaving certificate nostrification in Czech Republic

I am a Ukrainian citizen. I have applied for a bachelor's degree program at the University of South Bohemia (Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic), and they have accepted my application on the condition ...
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Can I keep my green card if I study abroad for a PhD?

I'm a 30+-year-old engineer. I have been living in the US for 2 years and just got a green card (my employer is really nice). I'm thinking of doing a PhD (a lifelong checkbox) and I started to apply ...
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After a study program ends, could I stay in China and apply for a work visa?

I'm trying to apply for a China student visa (non-degree course) but I want to stay in China after to work. Would I have to return to the UK after study or would I be allowed to stay in China and ...
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Can I (a minor) travel to, live in and study in South Korea by myself?

I really want to study in South Korea as it has been continuously voted as 1st place on the education system and literary tests for people my age. So, I've come to the conclusion that studying in ...
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Non-EU spouse living in France - travelling alone to UK in a weekly basis

I hold a Malaysian passport and my partner is French. We are both living in the UK as a student. We plan to get married in the UK then move and settle in France for my partner's career. However, I am ...
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Thesis in the Netherlands

I am from India. I am currently studying for a Master's in Germany. I will be doing my Master's thesis in the Netherlands for around 5 months. Do I need a work permit to do my thesis in the ...
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Do I have to pay Korean health insurance during my exchange studies, even though I have private insurance?

I am going to be an exchange student at a Korean university. I have my own travel insurance plan from my home country. It covers the whole sojourn period, all planned activities and is valid worldwide....
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Looking for a full-time language school and/or a university in Paraguay

I am hoping to visit Paraguay and study Spanish (and Guarani language in Paraguay which is particular to Paraguay) but there is no official "full time school" (or at least I have not found the ...
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I have a “D-type” German student visa. Is it possible to study in Finland and get the residence permit for Finland?

Being an international (Pakistani) Postgraduate student, I have just received my German study visa “Type D” (for 90days). I will be coming to Germany in start of August. Then I applied for another ...
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Renting residence from abroad background and credit check issues

I will be traveling to Washington DC as a student for my MS degree this fall (Fall 2015), and I want to reserve residence online before I land in USA. I am from Pakistan, and I have not traveled ...
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Schengen visa followed by student visa in Germany

Schengen Visa says that you can visit Schengen states for 90 days over a period of 180 days (6 months) using that visa. My situation is bit complicated. I will be going to Germany during mid-June for ...
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Is my Bachelor's degree recognised in Germany if anabin lists my university but not the course?

I am looking to do my Master's degree in Germany and I checked the anabin database to see if my certificate will be recognised by German universities. I have found that my university is listed as H+ (...
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U.K. Student visa refusal

I was given 30/30 and 10/10 points for the application but was refused because it says there has been no evidence of support from my parents for me to travel because I'm under 18. However in the visa ...
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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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Using old F1 visa due to Administrative Processing

I recently applied at the American Embassy, New Delhi, for a new F1 visa for my PhD program. After the interview, my passport was collected by the embassy and my case was put under Administrative ...
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Can I provide both my Personal and My Parent's bank statement for Student visa purposes?

I am applying for the Spanish Student Visa and would like to know whether I can submit both my personal ($16k) and Parent's bank statement (50k) along with the notarized authorization letter, as its a ...
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Can I bring my girlfriend to Germany for 6 months?

I'm a Greek PhD student living and studying in London. In one year from now I am required to do a "secondment" in a certain university in Germany which has a six-month duration. Having a Greek ...
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Iranian student with Hungarian residency permit staying in Italy for more than 90 days

I'm an Iranian student studying in Hungary with a 2-year residency permit. I have a project in Italy, which would take around 5 months. I came to Italy from Hungary on March 1st. Do you think I can ...
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Is getting DS-2019 from a “third party agency” normal?

I am an undergraduate who wants to do some research opportunity during this summer vacation. Thing went quite well and "the Laboratory" offered me a Student Assistant position. In case that's relevant,...
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Applying UK student visa while on visitor visa in the US?

I am an Indian citizen came to America for visiting 2 months. I want to apply for UK student visa from America itself. Is it possible? or Do I have to apply only from India?
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ID alternatives for a international student in the USA

I'm moving to USA (Tucson, AZ) for graduate school, and was wondering what identification alternatives I could use where ID is required, as I prefer not carrying around my passport with me. I have an ...
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Is it possible to apply Schengen visa type C(90 days) with one way flight and apply Temporary residence permit at the arrival destination?

I'm going to study Master degree in Estonia start from 27 August 2018 which I have got all the document to apply for Visa (letter of university acceptance and dormitory contract of 1 year) but ...
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Study in Germany with Polish D type visa?

If I have a multi-entry type D visa from Poland, may I stay longer than 3 months in another Schengen state such as Germany for study purposes? Or, if I have to apply for a long term German national ...
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Consideration of child education before moving to Australia

I am trying to get PR to Australia, I hope it would take some years. My child is 2.5 now and she needs to start her pre-KG this June. Once I get the PR I will need to relocate and find a school for ...
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Can I get a 2-year Canada student visa for a 1-year program?

I am a Nigerian and gained admission into Cambrian College to study pre- health sciences. The course length is 1 year. What is the maximum length of time of a visa issued for a study course like ...
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Bank deposit needed show to apply for study permit in Canada

Do I need to show bank deposit to the visa-office if I have secured TA or RA as a PhD student (i.e. I have means to pay off my living cost) in a Canadian university?
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Can I leave France and re-enter with French student visa?

I have a US passport and long-term student visa for France. I want to go to the US for my spring break (half way through my visa validity). My visa is valid until July, I would go to the US for one ...
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Work Permit with Student Residence Permit in Iceland

I intend to move to Iceland for my graduate studies. Iceland, however does not issue work permits with student visas (student residence permits). My university site says that a part time work permit ...
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Can I enter Poland from the USA using a oneway ticket?

So my situation is a little bit odd. Bear with me. I am 19 years old. I recently graduated high school here in the U.S. And I got accepted to Lazarski University in Poland. I have proof of acceptance, ...
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German Students' Health insurance policy, when studying for a year abroad?

I have been studying in Germany since 2009. In Germany, in order to continue being enrolled at a university as international student, you have to have a health insurance which costs you around 80 ...
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can i use a national schengen visa for study purpose in another schengen state?

i'm a Nigerian student studying in Istanbul, Turkey. I've been granted a one year national visa to Italy but i'm to enroll with the ERASMUS study program for a semester in Barcelona. Do i need to ...