WHICH COUNTRY TO STUDY ABROAD? An article about the pros and cons of legal education in different countries of the world.

One of the first steps on the path to foreign education is the choice of the country of study. It would seem that making it is not so difficult. However, if you do not have a clear guide, you run the risk of getting confused in the mass of information about the different countries, cities and universities that today accept foreign students. Indeed, the choice is great and, because of this, making the right decision can be difficult.

In this article, we decided to summarize the main pros and cons of training in different countries. After reading this information, you will get a general idea of ​​studying in a particular country, you can focus on some options and sweep away others.

Great Britain

Everyone knows that studying in England is prestigious and interesting. Having entered here, especially in one of the oldest universities, you kind of get involved in the centuries-old history and traditions that enveloped student life on foggy Albion. Nevertheless, romantically inclined students should not forget about the practical side of studying in England.


  • High ratings of most universities
  • Quality education
  • Diplomas recognized worldwide
  • Permanent language practice with native English speakers
  • Interesting and intense student life
  • Excellent job prospects for graduates


  • The high cost of training
  • Difficulties in obtaining and renewing a student visa
  • Great competition for student places at top universities
  • Low chances to stay in the UK after graduation


The expression “American dream” is known to all. Many students choose education in the United States precisely because of the opportunities and prospects that this country opens up for young people. Hundreds of American universities today accept foreign students for study, the choice of study programs here is really great. Let’s try to highlight the pros and cons of studying in the United States.


  • World-famous universities with excellent ratings
  • A wide range of training programs
  • A developed student exchange system
  • The presence of student campuses in many large universities
  • International contingent
  • Good job prospects for graduates
  • Respectful and friendly attitude to foreign students

Study in the USA


  • The comparatively high cost of training
  • Restrictions on work during and after graduation
  • The education system is very different from the Russian
  • Unusual mentality
  • The relatively high cost of living, public transport, goods and services

New Zealand

Compared to other countries, New Zealand is a newcomer to the international education market. Nevertheless, modern high-quality teaching and extensive opportunities for sports are already attracting many foreign students to the country.


  • Quality education
  • The British training system, which has managed to establish itself as one of the best in the world
  • Relatively young universities with progressive views on the learning process
  • The cost of education is slightly lower than in other popular countries.
  • Respect for the rights of foreign students
  • Excellent opportunities for sports and active student life
  • The opportunity to stay in the country for a year after graduation with the aim of employment
  • Great climate for lovers of the sea and the sun

Study in New Zealand


  • Little experience of the country in the market of foreign education
  • Territorial “isolation” from the whole world
  • A relatively small job market, which complicates the employment process
  • Expensive flights to anywhere in the world, which can prevent frequent meetings with relatives and travel


The Kingdom of the Netherlands is one of the most popular among students in continental Europe. Studying in Europe has its own advantages: on the one hand, you do not leave especially far from home, and on the other, you receive a foreign education. What else do you need to know about studying in Holland?


  • A large number of scholarships and grants for foreign students
  • The cost of education is lower than in countries such as the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • Possibility to study in English
  • Using innovative teaching methods with a focus on practical exercises
  • Internationally recognized diplomas
  • Ability to combine study with work
  • A relatively small distance from Russia and the CIS countries
  • Intense student life in an international team
  • The opportunity to stay in the country for a year after graduation with the aim of employment


  • A significant difference in the cost of living, products, goods and services between the capital and the province
  • Some training programs are only available in Dutch.
  • According to statistics, for example, the total cost of living in the Netherlands is higher than in major cities such as Sydney and Toronto