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7 countries where Americans can study at universities, in English, for free (or almost free)

7 countries where Americans can study at universities, in English, for free (or almost free)
The Humboldt University of Berlin was illuminated during the 10th annual Festival of Lights in Berlin in October. (EPA/PAUL ZINKEN) Since 1985, U.S. college costs have surged by about 500 percent, and tuition fees keep rising. In Germany, they've done the opposite. The country's universities have been tuition-free since the beginning of October, when Lower Saxony became the last state to scrap the fees. Tuition rates were always low in Germany, but now the German government fully funds the education of its citizens -- and even of foreigners. [Related: Why Danish students are paid to go to college] Explaining the change, Dorothee Stapelfeldt, a senator in the northern city of Hamburg, said tuition fees "discourage young people who do not have a traditional academic family background from taking up study. What might interest potential university students in the United States is that Germany offers some programs in English -- and it's not the only country. Germany Finland France Sweden Norway

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