With all its Geographical beauties and extraordinary Educational Institutions, Europe is one of the best regions in which to study Geography and Environmental Studies. According to the QS World University Rankings 2016, Europe has 26 of the Top 50 universities in the world offering courses in Geography and Environmental Studies, more than any other region. Many of these are in the UK and the highest ranked is the University of Oxford, which has over 200 graduate students studying this subject from a range of nationalities, professional and disciplinary backgrounds, and is home to one of the largest, most diverse and vibrant graduate schools in the world. Also performing well in the QS 2016 rankings is the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), University of Cambridge, Durham University, UCL (University College London). Germany is also traditionally well-respected for this subject, with Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universitaet Berlin, Cristian-Albrechts-University zu Kiel and Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München. EHEVF India and South Asia 2016 participant KU Leuven (33) in Belgium, in the heart of Western Europe, has been a centre of learning for nearly six centuries and makes the QS World University Rankings 2016 Top 50; whilst fellow EHEVF 2016 participant, The University College Dublin makes the global Top 150. The university of first choice for more school leavers than any other Irish university, UCD is the national leader in research funding and has a truly global footprint.