Higher Education Sector | Inbound Mobility | Outbound Mobility
Inbound/International Student: The Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports, Spain uses the UNESCO, OECD, and Eurostat (UOE) definition for internationally mobile students prioritizing prior education and usual residence to define internationally mobile students. This encompasses all individuals – regardless of nationality – crossing borders into Spain for educational purposes.
Foreign Student: Students with a nationality other than Spanish pursuing higher education in Spain regardless of residency status.
Outbound Student: Students enrolled in Spanish higher education institutions who pursue exchange or short-term education abroad.