Top 5 Countries Where You Can Earn When You Learn

With the decline of rupee value against US dollars, many students with interest towards study abroad program think about destinations that will provide them the opportunity to make income when they are learning. With the changing economic climate, any work that will add a little extra for their pockets will be highly helpful for Indian students when they are in a foreign country for higher studies. Here are the top 5 countries in the world that provide the right platform for earn when you learn:

1. Singapore:

This country permits international students to work during vacations and even during course period unless they are granted Work Pass exemption in this nation under the Employment of Foreign Manpower notification. However, the requirement of work pass is not enforced for some schools if students are above the age group of 14 years and are on vacation.

2. The United Kingdom:

In this country, foreign students enrolled for an UG programme or above are permitted to work for a maximum of 20 hours per week during the course period. During vacation, they can choose to work on a full-time basis. For students pursuing their higher education at a level below the UG course like diploma and higher secondary, the permitted work hours per week is 10 hours for these students during course term.

3. France:

Students from India and many other countries have the right to work when they are enrolled in an institution as long the institution is a part of the institutes participating in National Students Healthcare plan when they opt for higher education in France. A valid residency permit is important in the case students from non-EU member countries. French laws permit foreign students to work for 964 hours in a year.

4. Germany:

In the case of Germany, international students, who belong to country outside the EEA or EU are permitted to work for 120 full or 240 half days in a year. These students do not need any authorization from the German Authorities or Employment Agencies. On the other hand, if students need more than these work hours, they will have to get approval from the Aliens Department and Employment agency. International students from outside EU are not permitted to work as freelancers or they should not be self-employed. However, if the job is of educational nature or when the applicant is planning to work as a student assistant, he/she can work in this position for an unlimited period without any form of restriction.

5. Ireland:

In this country, students, who have enrolled in a course that is recognized by the Ministry of Education of minimum of one year duration, are eligible for casual employment. Here, in this country, casual employment involves a work of 20 hours of part time work per week or a full-time work during vacation periods.

The other countries falling under this list are Italy, Switzerland, The United States, Australia, Canada and New Zealand.

So, students can get their foreign education dream come true by choosing the top destinations mentioned above.

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