Studying abroad is the very first dream of a student who wants to complete higher study. Since everybody doesn't get a chance to study in foreign country but if you are getting an opportunity then you are a lucky guy. Despite of many privileges, students have much confusion primarily related to country where they want to study. To cut down such confusion, you can look for four factors such as language, culture, safety and environment, before you choose to study in abroad.
Language: In most of the cases, many students want to get more familiar with the language they have learned in the school. For this reason they choose countries like Italy, France, and Germany. These places are very popular amongst students who are looking for higher study in abroad. Before you plan to go anywhere, you must check how much proficiency do you have in language of the country. If you are a beginner however you can communicate well then you may have to take a test provided by a school. Often your school also offers placement test to judge command on foreign language. You can enrol for some class workshop to sharpen your language skill.
Culture: Every student doesn't go to foreign country to sharpen language skill. Many times, one who knows English may go to other country where spoken language is entirely different. This may be because of reason that some students want to learn culture of the country. At times, student gets attracted because of the history of a country. However, this is possible for countries such as Spain, France and Italy, which have historical significance. While staying in abroad check out for local culture, custom and tradition, visit public places such as churches, museums and art galleries.
Safety: Before you plan to study abroad, you must give importance to your safety. One should get ideas about various crimes, offences and terrorist attacks. Keep yourself updated about latest news on travel and safety warning of the country you are willing to study. You should maintain a diary to note down important phone numbers of local authorities and the country's embassy.
Environment: As you are going to spend a year and more in abroad, you should choose a country that has good weather which suites your health. Since you are there for study, it is necessary that you don't get seek, ill and weak. Spend hale and healthy life and try to concentrate on study.