Panama is a country in Central America. It is bordered by Costa Rica to the west, Colombia (in South America) to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the north and the Pacific Ocean to the south. The capital and largest city is Panama City.
To study in Panama, might sound weird as it is popularly known for vacation purposes. Notwithstanding this, panama can still boast of renowned tertiary educational institutes. Some universities are affiliated with other international universities or accreditation bodies.
In Panama, higher education is composed of two levels: undergraduate and graduate
In recent times, the country has been gaining popularity as a study abroad destination. At the University of Panama, the leading higher educational institution in the country, faculties cover subjects including architecture, law, medicine and education, among other subjects. Students often attend the University of Panama in order to obtain a bachelor’s before moving on to obtain a Ph.D from another school.
Panama’s University scene actually isn’t much different from that found in the United States though in Panama, a majority of its programmes are taught in spanish medium.
Panama is ranked fourth among Latin-American countries in terms of quality education.
Tuition can be a little less, on average, especially, compared to other latin american countries.
If you’re considering studying in Panama, you can check out http://www.ustraveldocs.com to apply for a student visa.
Top 5 Universities in Panama
- Universidad Tecnológica de Panamá- Website:http://www.utp.ac.pa
- Universidad de Panamá- http://www.up.ac.pa
- Florida State University Panama City- FSU Panama City
- Universidad Católica Santa María La Antigua- Website:http://www.usmapanama.com
- universidad Interamericana de Panamá- Website- http://www.uip.edu.pa