Higher Education Sector | Inbound Mobility | Outbound Mobility


2011/12

Total international student enrollment: 288,544

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 Morocco 32,482 11.3%
2 China 29,696 10.3%
3 Algeria 23,735 8.2%
4 Tunisia 12,976 4.5%
5 Senegal 9,555 3.3%
6 Germany 8,800 3.0%
7 Italy 7,954 2.8%
8 Cameroon 7,483 2.6%
9 Vietnam 6,115 2.1%
10 Spain 5,740 2.0%
All Others 144,008 49.9%

Source: MESR-DGESIP/DGRI-SIES and MEN-MESR DEPP as reported by Campus France


2010/11

Total international student enrollment: 283,621

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 Morocco 32,020 11.3%
2 China 29,122 10.3%
3 Algeria 22,818 8.0%
4 Tunisia 13,645 4.8%
5 Senegal 9,842 3.5%
6 Germany 8,483 3.0%
7 Italy 7,412 2.6%
8 Cameroon 7,355 2.6%
9 Vietnam 6,664 2.3%
10 Lebanon 5,313 1.9%
All Others 140,957 49.7%

Source: MESR-DGESIP/DGRI-SIES and MEN-MESR DEPP as reported by Campus France


2009/10

Total international student enrollment: 278,213

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 Morocco 31,522 11.3%
2 China 29,053 10.4%
3 Algeria 21,781 7.6%
4 Tunisia 14,349 5.2%
5 Senegal 10,023 3.6%
6 Germany 8,358 3.0%
7 Cameroon 7,201 2.6%
8 Italy 7,046 2.5%
9 Vietnam 6,295 2.3%
10 Lebanon 5,543 2.0%
All Others 137,042 49.50%

Source: MESR-DGESIP/DGRI-SIES and MEN-MESR DEPP as reported by Campus France


2008/09

Total international student enrollment: 278,213

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 Morocco 31,522 11.3%
2 China 29,053 10.4%
3 Algeria 21,781 7.6%
4 Tunisia 14,349 5.2%
5 Senegal 10,023 3.6%
6 Germany 8,358 3.0%
7 Cameroon 7,201 2.6%
8 Italy 7,046 2.5%
9 Vietnam 6,295 2.3%
10 Lebanon 5,543 2.0%
All Others 137,042 49.50%

Source: MESR-DGESIP/DGRI-SIES and MEN-MESR DEPP as reported by Campus France


2007/08

Total international student enrollment: 260,596

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

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Morocco 22,411 8.6%
2 Algeria 18,714 7.2%
3 China 18,278 7.0%
4 Tunisia 9,756 3.7%
5 Senegal 8,763 3.4%
6 Germany 6,322 2.4%
7 Cameroon 5,010 1.9%
8 Lebanon 4,826 1.9%
9 Italy 4,543 1.7%
10 Vietnam 4,498 1.7%
All Others 157,475 60.5%

Source: CampusFrance


2005/06

Total international student enrollment: 265,710

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

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Morocco 11.0%
2 Algeria 8.1%
3 China 6.4%
4 Tunisia 3.9%
5 Senegal 3.5%
6 Germany 2.5%
7 Cameroon 2.0%
8 Lebanon 1.9%
9 Vietnam 1.8%
10 Italy 1.7%
All Others 57.2%

Source: CampusFrance


2002/03

Total international student enrollment: 180,418

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

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Morocco 16.0%
2 Algeria 10.0%
3 China 5.0%
4 Tunisia 4.6%
5 Senegal 4.0%
6 Germany 3.0%
7 Italy 2.0%
8 Cameroon 2.0%
9 Libya 2.0%
10 Ivory Coast, Spain 2.0% each
All Others 55.0%

Source: CampusFrance