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World's top spender on education

Denmark has been the world's top spender on education in terms of percentage of GDP.
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2009 12:44 PM IST

According to official figures, 485 Indians sought a student visas in 2007, while 239, mostly UG candidates, ultimately went to study in the Nordic nation. This year, the Embassy received up to 50 student visa applications till April 24. This country of 5.4 million people (2006) had 11,821 international students including 6,479 degree-contenders and those from Scandinavian countries, who come for two-three months' studies, in 2005-06.

According to the Embassy of Denmark, the prominent programmes amongst Indian students are multimedia, communication, and marketing management. Indians go for research programmes as well but the Embassy doesn't have the exact figure.

For details on studying in Denmark, contact the relevant institutes directly or CIRIUS, Denmark's national agency.
www.studyindenmark.dk

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