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 Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Where Swiss students are going in 2015 and why

Of the roughly 40,000 Swiss students who go abroad to study every year, the vast majority choose language programmes. Studying a language in another country is a longstanding...

 German language study on the rise worldwide

German language study on the rise worldwide

By population of native speakers, German is the 10th most-widely spoken language in the world. But when measured in terms of economic impact – that is, by the...

 FAM tours take agent-educator relationships to the next level

FAM tours take agent-educator relationships to the next level

More and more, international educators realise that FAM (familiarisation) tours are one of the most effective ways for education providers to strengthen their working relationships with student recruitment...

 New study highlights global language travel trends and the role of agents

New study highlights global language travel trends and the role of agents

Two million people travel abroad every year with the primary purpose of learning a foreign language. About two-thirds study English and those enrolments are heavily concentrated in the...

 The factors driving international student mobility to and from Turkey

The factors driving international student mobility to and from Turkey

Last year ICEF Monitor reported on Turkey’s ambition to become an international education hub and host 150,000 foreign students by 2020. This ambition is only growing. Serdar Gündoğan,...

 Malaysia releases landmark education blueprint

Malaysia releases landmark education blueprint

Malaysia’s commitment to being a world-class knowledge economy – and a regional education hub – received a boost this month with the launch of a new higher education...

 The promise and challenge of technology in language learning

The promise and challenge of technology in language learning

Many language schools are thinking about innovation these days. Innovation – in terms of programmes, student services, or any other aspect of the student experience – can be...

 English skills a key for mobility and employment in the Middle East and North Africa

English skills a key for mobility and employment in the Middle East and North Africa

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has the world’s most youthful population… and the highest youth unemployment rates. A growing body of research is pointing to...

Facts & Figures

UK universities grew by 12% last year and surpassed a total enrolment of 500,000 for the first time ever. Read more

Education agents refer 75% of Australia’s international students. Read more

45% of Indonesian high school students said they could go abroad for study only if a scholarship were available. Read more

Nearly 100,000 Nigerian students were enrolled abroad in 2020. Read more

12.7% Increase in the number of German students who went abroad for language study in 2018 compared with 2017. Read more