In 2018, mobile students from abroad who undertook tertiary-level studies in Hungary accounted for slightly more than 11% of all enrolled tertiary students, according to data by statistical agency Eurostat.
The share of such students amounted to nearly 9% in 2016, and 10% in 2017.
The EU average stood at 8% in 2018.
Among the EU Member States, Luxembourg had the highest share of mobile tertiary students from abroad (48%), followed by Cyprus (24%), Austria (18%), Czechia (14%), and the Netherlands (12%).
At the other end of the spectrum, the lowest shares were observed in Croatia and Greece (both 3%), followed by Spain and Poland (both 4%), Slovenia, Lithuania, and Romania (all 5%).
Eurostat defines mobile students as those who study in a country other than the country where they completed their secondary education.