Top-3 destinations for Animation Studies
Universities of Canada provide an enormous variety of different study programs in the area of Animation. MA and BA programs and animation courses can be found in Centre for Arts and Technology, LaSalle College Vancouver, Think Tank Training Centre, Vancouver Film School, Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art and Design and other universities, schools, colleges and training centers. Canada is also known as one of the kindest to foreign students country, so if you are not afraid of cold weather, Canada might be the best choice for you.
If you are interested in game creation and development, then studying in Germany may be the best for you. For example, Met Film School, exMedia and Institute of Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Postproduction at the Filmakademie Baden-Wuerttemburg provide study programs for those who wishes to study Animation. German education and research system is at a very high level, and student life in Germany is incredibly qualitative and safe.
It is impossible to imagine a country which made more influence on animation culture than Japan. Animation stays extremely popular in Japan, enormous amount of studios create new animated films every year, and of course a lot of Japanese universities provide study programs in Animation Studies. Studying in Japan may require knowledge of Japanese language - not all study programs in Japanese universities are taught in English.