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Fast Facts: Denmark

  • There were 28,892 international students in Denmark in 2010/11.
  • The top five places of origin in 2010/11 were Norway, Germany, Sweden, China, and Lithuania.

Source: The Danish Agency for Universities and Internationalisation


Places of Origin of International Students in Denmark, 2009-10

 Top 10 places of origin of International Students for Denmark 2009-2010

Source: The Danish Agency for Universities and Internationalisation

Definitions
An international full-degree student is a student who has moved to Denmark for the purpose of studying. Students who hold foreign citizenship, but have resided in Denmark for more than a year prior to the beginning of his/her studies, are therefore not included in the term. An international exchange student is a student who participates in an exchange visit of at least three months at a higher education institution in Denmark. A Danish student studying for a full-degree abroad is defined as a student who receive the Danish study abroad grant ("Udlandsstipendieordningen"). A Danish student participating in an exchange visit abroad is defined as a student who participate in an exchange visit of at least three months at a higher education institution abroad. Data reported on this website includes mobility at the ISCED levels 5A and 5B.   

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