​Inbound Mobility Past Years

2010/11

Total international student enrollment: 46,810

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 4,360 9.3%
2 Germany 3,230 6.9%
3 Pakistan 2,940 6.3%
4 Iran 2,710 5.8%
5 India 2,270 4.8%
6 France 2,150 4.6%
7 Finland 1,910 4.1%
8 Bangladesh 1,380 2.9%
9 Spain 1,350 2.9%
10 United States 1,130 2.4%
  All Others 23,380 49.9%

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


2009/10

Total international student enrollment: 41,910

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 3,910 9.3%
2 Germany 3,120 7.4%
3 Pakistan 2,950 7.0%
4 France 2,130 5.1%
5 Iran 2,030 4.8%
6 Finland 1,820 4.3%
7 India 1,750 4.2%
8 Spain 1,240 3.0%
9 Bangladesh 1,140 2.7%
10 United States 1,040 2.5%
  All Others 20,780 49.6%
Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education

2008/09

Total international student enrollment: 36,563

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 3,147 8.6%
2 Germany 2,903 7.9%
3 Pakistan 2,344 6.4%
4 France 1,964 5.4%
5 Finland 1,814 5.0%
6 Iran 1,415 3.9%
7 Spain 1,158 3.2%
8 India 980 2.7%
9 United States 925 2.5%
10 Bangladesh 807 2.2%
All Others 19,143 52.3%

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


2007/08

Total international student enrollment: 31,224

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Germany 2,626 8.4%
2 China 2,253 7.2%
3 France 1,751 5.6%
4 Finland 1,741 5.6%
5 Pakistan 1,688 5.4%
6 Spain 1,134 3.6%
7 India 866 2.8%
8 Iran 862 2.8%
9 United States 806 2.6%
10 Netherlands 662 2.1%
  All Others 16,835 53.9%

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


2006/07

Total international student enrollment: 27,904

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Germany 2,585 9.3%
2 Finland 1,826 6.5%
3 France 1,627 5.8%
4 China 1,596 5.7%
5 Pakistan 1,177 4.2%
6 Spain 1,051 3.8%
7 India 884 3.2%
8 United States 720 2.6%
9 Italy 616 2.2%
10 Iran 539 1.9%
All Others 15,283 54.8%

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


2005/06

Total international student enrollment: 25,978

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Germany 2,366 9.1%
2 Finland 1,966 7.6%
3 France 1,489 5.7%
4 China 1,116 4.3%
5 Spain 1,035 4.0%
6 India 1,021 3.9%
7 United States 751 2.9%
8 Pakistan 696 2.7%
9 Netherlands 531 2.0%
10 Poland 523 2.0%
  All Others 14,484 55.8%

Source: Swedish National Agency for Higher Education


2004/05

Total international student enrollment: 23,000*

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

At least 93% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Germany 11.6%
2 France 7.5%
3 Spain 4.9%
4 Finland 4.4%
5 United States 3.9%
6 India 3.3%
7 Netherlands 3.0%
8 China 2.7%
9 Italy 2.5%
10 Poland 2.2%
All Others 54.0%
Note: *This number does not include doctoral students.

Source: Swedish Institute

2003/04

Total international student enrollment: 17,253

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Germany 10.3%
2 France 6.4%
3 Spain 4.1%
4 Finland 3.3%
5 United States 3.2%
6 Netherlands 2.5%
7 Italy 2.4%
8 Austria 1.9%
9 Poland 1.8%
10 United Kingdom 1.4%
All Others 62.7%

Source: Swedish Institute

2002/03

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Germany 12.0%
2 France 8.0%
3 China 7.0%
4 Spain 6.0%
5 India 5.0%
6 Italy 4.0%
7 Netherlands 4.0%
8 Poland 4.0%
9 United States 3.0%
10 Canada 2.0%
All Others 45.0%
Source: Swedish Institute