Finland's Students Overseas

Total outbound mobility, 2015/16

Number of study abroad/non-award students: 10,139

Number degree/qualification students: 7,974

Total number of Finnish students overseas: 18,113

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Finland studying abroad, 2015/16

Rank Destination Number of Students Percent of Total
1 United Kingdom 2,619 14.5%
2 Sweden 2,304 12.7%
3 Germany 1,435 7.9%
4 Estonia 1,314 7.3%
5 Netherlands 1,091 6.0%
6 United States of America 897 5.0%
7 Spain 893 4.9%
8 France 578 3.2%
9 Denmark 459 2.5%
10 Russia 389 2.1%
  All Others 6,134 33.9%

Data time reference: study abroad/non-award data, January 2015 to December 2015; degree/qualification data, September 2015 to May 2016.

Source: Centre for International Mobility (CIMO)

Total outbound mobility, 2008/09

Number of study abroad/non-award students: 8,667

Number degree/qualification students: 4,427

Number of students from Finland studying abroad: 13,094

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Finland studying abroad, 2008/09

Destination Number of Students
1 United Kingdom 2,080
2 Sweden 1,461
3 Germany 987
4 Spain 817
5 United States 732
6 Estonia 563
7 France 530
8 Netherlands 473
9 Austria 350
10 China 320

Source: Centre for International Mobility (CIMO)

Total outbound mobility, 2007/08

Number of study abroad/non-award students: 8,232

Number degree/qualification students: 4,360

Number of students from Finland studying abroad: 12,592

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Finland studying abroad, 2007/08

Destination Number of Students
1 United Kingdom 2,092
2 Sweden 1,509
3 Germany 969
4 United States 695
5 Spain 685
6 France 532
7 Estonia 516
8 Netherlands 491
9 China 340
10 Austria 325

Source: Centre for International Mobility (CIMO)

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