To carry out your studies and graduate in a country other than one’s home country has become increasingly common among students. In 2017, there were in total 1.7 million such mobile tertiary students in the EU coming from abroad (both from another EU Member State and from outside the EU), a number which has increased by 22 % since 2013.
Mobile tertiary students coming from abroad represented 8.1 % of all enrolled tertiary students in the EU in 2017. The shares differed among the Member States: the largest shares were observed in Luxembourg (47 %), Cyprus (23 %) and Austria (17 %), while the lowest were recorded in Croatia, Spain and Greece (all 3 %).
For more information, have a look at the new digital publication from Eurostat: People on the move – statistics on mobility in Europe.
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