11 Sep-2020


In recent years, the number of students opting to pursue their higher education abroad has drastically increased. With major education Hubs being Europe, North America, and even parts of South-East Asia, top universities across the globe have become a melting point of cultures. Pursuing your university studies abroad may seem like a relatively big decision to take, and it is. But several types of research and student surveys have proved that studying abroad comes with a very wide range of benefits and advantages.

Apart from allowing you to get a taste of mixed cultures and a change in the air, studying abroad has some great professional and career advantages as well. In the present day scenarios, employers are constantly on the lookout for candidates who constantly push limits and achieve beyond the ordinary, and pursuing your higher education abroad might just be that added advantage that you need.  Here is a list of how pursuing your higher studies abroad might benefit your career.


  1. Widely established contact base

A very large and essential part of the world of business contacts. Having the right contacts can provide you with several benefits. As a young individual pursuing your higher studies abroad, you are sure to come across a set of fellow students from across the globe who will soon go on to pursue jobs in various other nations. This allows you to start building a reliable chain of networks right at the beginning. These very same contacts who will then spread out into the world will continue to be a very useful contact and will come in handy when the time arises to network, market, or anything else. Studying abroad equips you with a global network that would otherwise be very difficult to establish.



  1. Better equipped to take up international Careers

Studying abroad indeed comes with its own set of unique problems that requires a lot of on spot thinking on the part of students, but it is this on the spot thinking and problem-solving abilities that give students the skills to take up roles in international careers such as diplomats international executives. Needless to say, studying abroad also widens your horizon and gives you newer perspectives that allow you to think outside the box. Studying abroad also gives you an added advantage of getting a better preference while applying for jobs in the same country.


  1. Resume booster

Studying abroad is a major CV booster and is very attractive to employers all across the globe. It is not just the education factor that seems attractive about studying abroad but also the fact that international education contributes so much to an individual's growth and personality development. Regardless of which field you choose to pursue a career in, studying abroad has immense weightage.


  1. Broadening of cultural horizons

Perhaps one of the most valuable outcomes of studying abroad is the widened cultural understanding and horizons. Studying at international universities with students from across the globe allows you to gain a deeper understanding of various cultures, a newfound appreciation for the heritage and overall a broadened perspective. This helps prepare you for the real world by enabling you to connect without borders and help further your international business, connect freely, and help build stable relationships. It is not only a great career benefit but also a valuable personal benefit.


  1. Linguistic betterment

Studying abroad comes with a lot of exposure to different cultures, languages, and traditions as we are already aware. Studying abroad constantly pushes us to test our limits and become a better version of ourselves. One of these is learning new language skills, whether this arises as a need for survival in the country that you study or whether it comes from exposure to a wide array of cultures. Studying abroad helps you pick-up new languages in the most natural and effortless way possible. Learning a new language is a very good addition to any CV and possession of knowledge of multiple languages is one of the most sought after skills in today's increasingly globalized world.


  1. Adjustment to change

Moving abroad to a completely new country with no friendly face or nothing to start with can indeed be a challenge at first and requires a significant amount of change and adjustment. This helps you quickly adapt to different circumstances, think on your feet, and become a problem solver. These are all skills that are very much required in any workspace. Studying abroad gives you a feel of what it is like adjusting to new environments and equips you better to handle it. Those with the experience of studying abroad tend to be versatile, easily adjusted to change, and on the spot problem solvers.


  1. Increased job opportunities

It comes as no surprise that studying abroad gives you the advantage of getting a lot more job opportunities and making the best of untapped opportunities. By studying abroad, you stand the change of more scope for career growth, exploring different options, and gaining a better professional standing. You stand the chance to land jobs that you otherwise would not have gotten the opportunity for. Furthermore, you also seek to secure higher position jobs of your choice that pay better.


  1. Higher Pay

Perhaps one of the most widely known benefits of studying abroad is the fact that a degree from abroad can help secure better-paying jobs. This is true, companies constantly look for candidates who go the extra mile and those who are highly skilled and equipped. An education from abroad is great as it is a major indicator of your abilities as an individual and your exposure and experience. It is this experience that sets you out from the other candidates and puts you at an advantageous position allowing you to secure high paying jobs with great opportunities for career advancement. Apart from higher pay, a foreign education may also provide you with several perks such as international postings, opportunities for collaborations, and so on.


In this world of growing competition and the need to stand out, pursuing your higher education abroad gives you the advantage that you require to stand out. It equips you with several essential personal and professional skills and aids in your overall personality development and capacity building process. That being said, these career benefits are only a few among the several other perks of studying abroad.



Blog -3
18th Nov 2020
Why Serbia On-arrival visa is refused to Indian passport holders some time
what are the resons that Serbia refuses the on-arrival entry/visa to indians 


Refusal of Entry Article 15

(1) The border police shall refuse entry into the Republic of Serbia to a foreigner if:

1.          1)  The foreigner does not have a valid travel document or visa, if required;

2.          2)  The foreigner does not have sufficient means of subsistence during his stay in the Republic of Serbia, for return to his country of origin or transit to another country, or is not in other ways provided with subsistence during his stay in the Republic of Serbia;

3.          3)  The foreigner is in transit, but does not meet the criteria for entry into the next country of transit or country of final destination;

4.          4)  The foreigner has been issued protective measure of removal, security measure of expulsion, or a ban on entry into the Republic of Serbia, which is in effect;

5.          5)  The foreigner does not have a certificate of inoculation or other proof of good health, if coming from areas affected by an epidemic of infectious diseases;

6.          6)  The foreigner does not have travel medical insurance for the intended period of stay in the Republic of Serbia;

7.          7)  It is required by reasons of safeguarding the security of the Republic of Serbia and its citizens;

8.          8)  It is determined that there is a negative outcome of the security- related risk assessment related to the entry and stay of the foreigner on the territory of the Republic of Serbia, within the meaning of Article 9 in this Law;

9.          9)  It represents an obligation of the Republic of Serbia related to the enforcement of international restrictive measures;

10)     If it is established that the foreigner is using forged documents;

11.       If the foreigner has already stayed in the Republic of Serbia for 90 days within a period of 180 days, if it is not determined otherwise in international treaty, unless he has a long-term visa (D visa) or temporary residence permit;

12.       There are valid reasons to believe that the stay will not be used for intended purpose;

13.       There is reasonable doubt that he will not leave the Republic of Serbia before the visa validity period expires, or if there is a possibility of illegal migration upon entry into the Republic of Serbia.

(2) Entry shall be refused by issuing a decision of refusal of entry on a prescribed form, stating the reasons for refusing entry referred to Paragraph (1) of this Article. The refusal of entry shall be recorded in the travel document of the foreigner.

(3) Exceptionally, the foreigner related to whom it is established that there are some of the obstacles referred to in Paragraph (1) of this Article may be granted entry into the Republic of Serbia out of humanitarian reasons, interest for the Republic of Serbia, or if required by the international commitments of the Republic of Serbia.

(4) Entry shall be granted in a decision on approval of entry, issued on a prescribed form, stating the reason for entry, place and address of accommodation in the Republic of Serbia, the duration of the foreigner’s legal stay in the Republic of Serbia and border crossing point that the foreigner must use to depart from the Republic of Serbia.

(5) The layout and content of the form for refusal of entry into the Republic of Serbia, form for granting entry into the Republic of Serbia, and the manner of entering information on the refusal of entry shall be prescribed by the Minister responsible for internal affairs.

(6) An appeal statement may be filed against the decision on refusing entry.

(7) More detailed criteria for refusing entry referred to Paragraph (1), 2), 5), 7), 8) and 12) of this Article shall be prescribed by the Government.



Illegal Entry Article 14

(1) The following entry into the Republic of Serbia shall be considered illegal:


1.          1)  Away from the place designated for the crossing of the state border;

2.          2)  By avoiding border control;

3.          3)  Without travel or other document required to cross the state border;

4.          4)  By using another person’s, invalid or false travel or other document;

5.          5)  By providing untruthful information to the border police;

6.          6)  During the period in which the protective measure of removal, or the security measure of expulsion is in effect, or during the period of an entry ban.

(2) It is forbidden to aid or attempt to aid a foreign national to illegally enter the Republic of Serbia, transit through the territory of the Republic of Serbia or stay on the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

(3) Aid within the meaning of Paragraph (2) of this Article, shall not include aid to save life, prevent injury, provide emergency medical assistance, provide humanitarian assistance, or for humanitarian reasons, without any intention to prevent or delay forced removal.


VISAS General Provisions Article 18

(1) Visa shall be a permission of entry, stay or transit obtained by a foreigner prior to entering into the territory of the Republic of Serbia.

(2) Issued visa is not a guarantee that the foreigner will be granted entry into the Republic of Serbia.

Visa Types Article 19

Visa types shall be:

1.     1)  Airport transit visa (category “A” visa);

2.     2)  Short-Term Visa (category “C” visa);

3.     3)  Long-Term Visa (category “D” visa) 

Entry and Stay without Visa Article 16

(1) An international treaty or a Government decision may determine that nationals of particular countries may enter into the Republic of Serbia without a visa, provided there are no obstacles referred to in Article 15 of this Law.

(2) The Government may decide that nationals of particular countries may enter into the Republic of Serbia also with a valid identity card, in case there are no obstacles referred to in Article 15, Paragraph (1), 2) to 13) of this Law.

(3) A foreigner who does not need a visa or travel document to enter into the Republic of Serbia, may stay in it up to 90 days within any period of 180 days, from the date of first entry, if not determined otherwise in an international treaty.

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