If your ideal course turns out to be located in another country, it can give you a lot more to think about apart from the course itself. One of the most important questions to answer is where you will live when you get there, and this is one area where it certainly helps to do some legwork before you leave home. The further in advance you start making your own arrangements the better, since leaving things until the last minute can lead to unnecessarily complicated situations when you get there.
Your first port of call should be to ask the college or university you will be studying at whether they can provide accommodation for you. It