Top Foundation Year Programs in Europe 2020

A Foundation Year is a one-year program that prepares students for full-time undergraduate study. The program is available at many universities, and it introduces individuals to a variety of subjects and preps them for more rigorous college coursework.Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s degree may want to pursue a Master. This advanced degree is available in… Read more

A Foundation Year is a one-year program that prepares students for full-time undergraduate study. The program is available at many universities, and it introduces individuals to a variety of subjects and preps them for more rigorous college coursework.

Students who want to further their education after obtaining a bachelor’s degree may want to pursue a Master. This advanced degree is available in a wide range of areas such as science, business, technology, arts and humanities.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Harbour Space
Barcelona, Spain

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree s ... +

If your Math level is not sufficient, you can first join our intensive, one year preparatory Math as a Second Language (MSL) course before starting the math-intensive degree studies. After successful completion of MSL students are granted an automatic right to enter all math intensive degrees at Harbour.Space. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
London College of Contemporary Arts
London, United Kingdom

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a flexible programme which gives students the opportunity to develop their creative abilities. It provides an essential introductio ... +

The Foundation Diploma in Art and Design is a flexible programme which gives students the opportunity to develop their creative abilities. It provides an essential introduction to the creative arts by developing exploration and experimentation skills within a wide range of art and design subjects. Designed to maximise your artistic potential, the foundation course offers guidance by our experienced faculty, helping you choose a specialist pathway that’s right for you. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
9 months
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
The University of Law Business School Undergraduate
London, United Kingdom

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding o ... +

The International Foundation Programme for Business is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate studies in Business. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of themes affecting the contemporary business world, such as international financial markets, management and marketing. Students will also undertake a research project, allowing them to consolidate and showcase their business knowledge, as well as the academic language, numeracy and research skills they will gain on the programme. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The University of Law Undergraduate Programmes
London, United Kingdom

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law. Students will gain an active understanding of a ... +

The International Foundation Programme for Law is a one year course providing a pathway to undergraduate degree studies in law. Students will gain an active understanding of a range of historical and contemporary legal themes, such as civil and criminal law, the development of legal institutions and British, EU and international law. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
6 months
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Leicester Global Study Centre
Leicester, United Kingdom

On this programme, you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). ... +

On this programme, you will enter the International Foundation Year and are guaranteed progression to the first year of your chosen degree (if you meet the required criteria). Teaching takes place in the Global Study Centre (GSC) using dedicated lecturers who know the strengths and weaknesses of each student. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
21 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Avicenna International College
Budapest, Hungary

NCUK – IFY Business Stream is an excellent Foundation Year program which prepares AIC students for guaranteed admission to a Partner UK university or studies at any other pres ... +

NCUK – IFY Business Stream is an excellent Foundation Year program which prepares AIC students for guaranteed admission to a Partner UK university or studies at any other prestigious university in Europe, Australia or the USA. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
05 Apr 2020
Campus
 
Syracuse Academy
Syracuse, Italy

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Ita ... +

International students interested in pursuing an Arts or Design degree in Italy are able to enhance their knowledge and skills of art, design, fashion, and architecture in Italy, to build their personal portfolio and to learn the Italian language for admission to university or design school programs in Italy. The Foundation Year is an internationally recognized program awarding Italian Ministry of Education academic credits and granting direct admission to the degree programs at MADE Fine Arts and Design Academy, and preparing for admission to any university and design school in Italy. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
9 months
English, Italian
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
Jacobs University Foundation Year
Bremen, Germany

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cu ... +

You are young, ambitious and are looking for inspiration? You have finished high school, want a taste of life at university, and yearn to learn more about the world and its cultures? Then you will be interested in our Foundation Year Program. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
Academy of Music & Sound Online
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled m ... +

The AMSonline Foundation Degree in Music & Sound is developed to mirror the modern music industry allowing students to gain the skills to be an independent multi-skilled music practitioner, fluent with various forms of multi-media. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Online
 
St John's College
Nottingham, United Kingdom

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the Commo ... +

This new one-year part-time course is specially designed for those who have not studied at a university level before. It is validated by Durham University as part of the Common Awards scheme and is a level 4 introduction to the undergraduate course in theology, ministry, and mission. -
Foundation Year
Part-time
English
Online
 
The UK College of Business and Computing (UKCBC)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Our applied foundations in IT (BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in IT), awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, offers you a strong foundation to progr ... +

Our applied foundations in IT (BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in IT), awarded by Pearson, the world’s largest learning company, offers you a strong foundation to progress to higher qualifications in IT and management. The vocational qualification has been designed with the guidance of employers, representatives from professional bodies and higher education. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus
 
CANVAS
Lausanne, Switzerland

Go abroad! Gain the unique experience of studying art! Learn, Travel, and Network! You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into the Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic ... +

Go abroad! Gain the unique experience of studying art! Learn, Travel, and Network! You will explore a variety of artistic courses and dive into the Fashion, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, and 3D design universe. Developed by the Canvas School of Arts, the European Foundation Degree in Arts and Design program is directed towards a "Creating as enjoying" approach. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English, French, German, Italian
Jun 2020
Campus
 
Oxford Sixth Form College
Oxford, United Kingdom

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Business is a one-year academic qualification for students aged 17+, that provides guaranteed access to thousands of university ... +

The NCUK International Foundation Year (IFY) in Business is a one-year academic qualification for students aged 17+, that provides guaranteed access to thousands of university degrees. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Conde Nast College
London, United Kingdom

The Vogue Foundation Programme is an introductory course that will prepare students for further study in higher education. This level three (120 credits) pre-university course ... +

The Vogue Foundation Programme is an introductory course that will prepare students for further study in higher education. This level three (120 credits) pre-university course is suitable for UK, EU and International students interested in studying fashion related subjects at degree level at a later stage. Students will be introduced to key aspects of the creative industries with an emphasis on fashion and media. The programme will focus on developing transferable skills in research, academic practice and visual communication. -
Foundation Year
Full-time
3 semesters
English
05 Oct 2020
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Ca' Foscari University of Venice

Ca’ Foscari offers two university preparatory year programmes through the School for International Education that are aimed at international students: the Foundation Year taug ... +

Ca’ Foscari offers two university preparatory year programmes through the School for International Education that are aimed at international students: the Foundation Year taught in English and the Bridge Year taught in Italian. The Foundation Year is right for you if: • upon completing high school you will have fewer than the 12 years of schooling required to enrol in a bachelor’s degree in Italy • you want to improve your English language skills before beginning an English-taught undergraduate degree at an Italian university • you studied in the American school system and will not have the three Advanced Placement exams required to enrol in university in Italy • you studied in the British school system and will not have the three A-levels required to enrol in university in Italy The Bridge Year is right for you if: • you want to improve your Italian language skills before beginning an Italian-taught bachelor’s degree at a university in Italy • you want to strengthen your background knowledge in the discipline you are planning to study at university • you plan on enrolling at Ca’ Foscari University but will not have the required 12 years of schooling when you graduate from high school -
Foundation Year
Full-time
English
Campus