• Europe is a continent that is made up of fifty sovereign states. It is a continent that occupies the entire northern hemisphere on the globe. Europe has the Arctic Ocean to its north, the Atlantic Ocean to the west, and its south has the Mediterranean Sea. This is a continent that enjoys great diversity in ethnicity as well as religion. The countries that make up the continent are some of great, developed, rich in culture, and so much more. It is a continent that ranks at position three based on the population. Some of the largest urban areas in Europe include Madrid, Istanbul, Paris, London, and Moscow.

  • Diversity: Europe is one of the most diverse continents in the world. Anyone will easily fit in.
  • Rich culture: the culture of European countries is admirable and robust. You will learn a lot and enjoy a lot more from their cultures
  • Ease of travel: this is especially if you are within the areas under Schengen. You will enjoy hassle-free travels between the countries.
  • Modernization: this is one of the most modernized continents with excellent countries.
  • Good education and medical system: This is a great thing about Europe as it offers one of the best education systems in the world.
  • Great healthcare system: Europe is made up of some of the most developed countries with perfect healthcare systems.
  • A lot of opportunities: there are a lot of opportunities for people in Europe to study, work, and so on.
  • Political stability: the majority of the European countries enjoy great political stability. With the formation of Schengen as well as the European Union, there has been the better empowerment of individual countries.

  • There are a lot of people who wish to study in Europe, and for this to happen, one will need a Schengen visa. This visa allows all people who are not from the European countries to freely move within the Schengen area. For students, you will need filled application forms, a valid travel document like passport, proof that you can financially support your stay, passport size photos, letter of acceptance into a university, and medical or travel insurance during your stay. The student visa is valid only for ninety days. If your study period is more than this, you are required to apply for a residency permit to enable you to stay longer. If you want to study in a country not covered by this visa, they may have different stipulations and requirements for application.
  • While visiting Europe, you must have your visitor visa. This visa will enable you to visit the country of your choice whether to see family, for adventure, leisure, entertainment, or any other related reason. For the countries belonging to Schengen area, you will need the Schengen visitor visa. This visa will enable you to move freely within the areas supported by the visa. To apply for this visa, you will need your travel document that is updated, filled application forms, passport size photo, a copy of their reservation of the return ticket, and an insurance travel policy. You will also need to provide proof of accommodation and ability to support your stay (financial statement). Depending on your visit, you may be required to produce more documents such as income tax returns, appointment letters, formal invitation, an itinerary for days spent, and so on. This type of visa can either be a single entry visa or multiple entries to a country. If the country is not covered by the Schengen visitor visa, they may have different requirements for applications.
  • Permanent Residence visas are excellent at guaranteeing one an extended stay in a European country for a longer period. Typically, in Europe, they are referred to as residence permits. These permits are offered to different kinds of people based on different factors in different countries. Typically, the residence visas offered for Schengen countries have a uniform design, but the procedure and conditions that govern their issuance is determined by individual countries. Therefore, to get the residency permit, visit the respective officers and you will be given the proper way forward. One of the easiest and the fastest ways that you can get a European residence permit is if you invest in Europe or you immigrate to work there. Also, note that there are countries that are faster, easier, and cheaper to get the residence permit. They include Latvia, Monaco, Spain, Malta, Portugal, Belgium, Austria, Greece, Cyprus, and Bulgaria.
  • While immigrating to Europe, you will need to have a long-stay visa which will greatly enable you to stay for more than ninety days in any European country. If your country of choice falls in the Schengen area, you will be able to move freely to the other areas with the immigration visa. Note that every European country will have different requirements and rules for the application of immigration visas to their countries. However, for most countries, you will need your travel document, your intended purpose of stay, proof of financial ability, medical insurance, and certificates, as well as a police record. Typically, immigration visas to Europe are easily granted to people who are traveling for work purposes and investment purposes. However, in some countries, under special circumstances, you can also get immigration visas.
  • When visiting Europe for business, and particularly the countries under Schengen area, you will need a Business Schengen Visa. It will enable one to carry business dealings within the Schengen zone. Depending on the visa, it can either be a single entry or multiple entries. One may require application forms, one passport size photo, and travel insurance policy, the purpose of visit, financial proof, proof of accommodation, a profile of working place, and many more.