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In 2014/15, more than 33,181 international students studied in Sweden. Germany is the lead country of origin for international students. Swedish students, on other hand, continually prefer the United States and United Kingdom as study abroad destinations.

Fast Facts: Sweden

  • There were over 33,181 international students in Sweden in 2014/15.
  • The top five places of origin in 2014/15 were Germany, Finland, China, France, and Spain.
  • More than 29,000 Swedish students studied abroad in other countries in 2014/15.

Source: Swedish Institute

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