A good PhD should push the boundaries of its academic field. Sometimes that means going further afield as a student, which is why thousands of postgraduates choose to study their PhD abroad each year: seeking out the best expertise and facilities for the doctoral research they want to do.
You'll have plenty of options to choose between for an international PhD, from historic universities in Europe and America to ambitious and high-tech institutions in Asia or Australasia.
Wherever you're thinking of for a PhD abroad, our guides will help get you started with clear and up-to-date information on universities, fees, funding options, application requirements and student visas.
Internationally renowned universities, attractive PhD fees, cosmopolitan culture and a welcoming visa system make Canada a popular choice for international study. Our guide covers everything you'll need to know to study abroad there this year.
German universities invented the modern PhD. Now, they offer excellent research opportunities that charge no tuition fees to doctoral students of any nationality. Our guide explains what you need to know to study a PhD in Germany, with information on universities and research centres, applications and funding.