Neighboring Poland accepts around half of all higher education applications from Ukraine, according to the education think-tank CEDOS, Ukraine Today reports.

The geographical and cultural proximity, relatively low prices are also among the main reasons for choosing this European destination.

Ukraine Today caught up with some Ukrainian students to find out more about their experience of learning outside of their home country.

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