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More than 33,000 foreign students in Hungary

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According to last year’s data from the education ministry, there are currently more than 33,000 foreign students studying at Hungarian higher education institutions, accounting for 16.5% of all full-time students, writes mfor.hu. 

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In 2015, the figure was only 23,000.

About one-third of the foreign students studying here go to one of the four Hungarian medical universities.

Most students come from Germany, but 2,067 Chinese students have opted for a Hungarian higher education institution, while 1,871 Iranians did so as well, mfor.hu notes.

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