Map of higher education degrees of World country leaders

83% of the leaders of government undertook some sort of post-secondary education.

What Did World Leaders Study at college?

North America
Of North America’s 24 leaders, a whopping 13 hold masters or doctorate degrees.
Donald Trump (U.S.) holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business.
Justin Trudeau (Canada) holds 2 degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Literature from McGill University, and a Bachelor of Education from the University of British Columbia.

 

Europe
A quarter of Europe’s leaders chose the legal field for their education.
Angela Merkel (Germany) was studied physics at Karl Marx University, in Leipzig. She was awarded a doctorate for her thesis on quantum chemistry.
Emmanuel Macron (France) studied philosophy at the University of Paris-Ouest Nanterre La Défense.

 

Asia
The range of educational background among Asia’s most powerful leaders is huge.
Vladimir Putin (Russia) studied Law at the Saint Petersburg State University.
Xi Jinping (China) studied chemical engineering at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University.

 

Africa
African leaders tend to share similar educational backgrounds.
John Magufuli (Tanzania) has masters and doctorate degrees in chemistry from The University of Dar es Salaam.
Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya) studied economics, political science, and government at Amherst College in Massachusetts.

 

South America
Tow leaders on the continent (Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro and Bolivia’s Evo Morales) not to pursue their education beyond high school.
Michel Temer (Brazil) attended the Law School of the University of São Paulo.
Mauricio Macri (Argentina) received a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from the Pontifical Catholic University of Argentina.
Xi Jinping (China) studied chemical engineering at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University.

 

Oceania
The range of educational background among Ocianians’s leaders is huge.
Malcolm Turnbull (Australia) graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Laws.
Enele Sopoaga (Tuvalu) earned a Certificate in Diplomatic Studies from Oxford University.
Xi Jinping (China) studied chemical engineering at Beijing’s prestigious Tsinghua University.

Source: www.cashnetusa.com

 

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