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In 2010-11, more than 46,800 international students studied in Sweden. China remains to be the top place of origin of international students in Sweden for the past three years, followed by Germany and Pakistan. Swedish students, on other hand, continually prefer United Kingdom and United States as study abroad destinations.


Fast Facts: Sweden

  • There were over 46,800 international students in Sweden in 2010/11.
  • The top five places of origin in 2010/11 were China, Germany, Pakistan, Iran and India.
  • More than 26,000 Swedish students studied abroad in other countries in 2010/11.

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


Places of Origin of International Students in Sweden, 2010/11

 Top 10 places of origin of International Students in Sweden in 2010-2011

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

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