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   Oct 04, 2021
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University of Helsinki

Location: Helsinki

No. of students: 2,000 (foreign) / 245 (Chinese)

Top programs: Master’s in Changing Education, Master’s in Environmental Change and Global

Sustainability, Master’s in Data Science



Oulu University of Applied Sciences

Location: Oulu

No. of students: 280 (degree studies) / 270 (exchange programs)

Top programs: Bachelor’s in Information  Technology, Bachelor’s in International  Business, Master’s in Data Analytics and Project Management



University of Lapland

Location: Rovaniemi

No. foreign students: Approximately 400

Top Programs: Tourism, Culture and International Management, Service Design Strategies and Innovation



Metropolia University of Applied Sciences

Location: Helsinki, Vantaa, Espoo)

No. of students: 1,400+ (foreign) / 90 (Chinese)

Top Programs: Bachelor’s in Information Technology and International Business and Logistics / Master’s in Information Technology and Business Informatics




Location: Helsinki

No. of foreign students: 5,000 (deliveries to 18 countries)

Top Programs: Kindiedays Portfolio Learning



Learning Scoop

Location: Tampere

No. of students: 100% foreign participants

Top Programs: Self-study online courses, Study Tours to Finland, LessonApp



Kide Science

Location: Helsinki

Number of foreign students: 40,000

Top Programs: Play-based STEAM education for 3-to-8-year-olds scientists, Parent-supervised, home-based science education experiments, Science TV show on the public service broadcaster.



The Finnish National Agency for Education – Education Finland

Location: Helsinki

Objective: To help Finnish education providers and organizations reach international markets




Institut Polytechnique de Paris (IP Paris)

Location: Palaiseau

No. of students: 8,000 (34% foreign)

Top Programs: Engineering, Science & Technology (Master’s and Ph.D.)



École Polytechnique

Location: Palaiseau

No. of students: 3,440 (41% foreign)

Top programs: Engineering, Science & Technology (Bachelor’s, Master’s and Ph.D.)




Location: Palaiseau

No. of students: 1,100 (around 28% foreign)

Top Programs: Engineering, Science & Technology (Master’s and Ph.D.)



ESC Rennes School of Business

Location: Rennes

No. of students: 4,800 (around 55% foreign)

Top Programs: Master’s in Management, Master’s in International Finance, International MBA Program

URL: (China) / (International)


Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture Versailles

Location: Versailles

Number of foreign students: 179

Top Programs: Diploma in Architecture, Master’s  in Architecture and Urban Planning and Design



emlyon business school / Asia Europe Business School

Location: Shanghai, China

No. of students: More than 800 (Chinese & foreign)

Top Programs: Global Doctorate of Business Administration, Global Executive MBA, Global Bachelor’s of Business Administration



L’École de design Nantes Atlantique

Location: Nantes, Shanghai, Sao Paulo, Pune, Montréal, Cotonou, Benin

No. students: 142 (foreign) / 34 (Chinese)

Top Programs: Master’s in Digital Design, Master’s in Food Design, Master’s in City Design



ESCP Business School

Location: Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris, Turin, Warsaw

No of students: 4,000 (approx. 56% are foreign)

Top Programs: Bachelor’s in in Management; Master’s in Management; Executive MBA  



Audencia Business School

Location: Nantes

No. foreign students: 1,800

Top Programs: Bachelor’s in Financial Services & Marketing, Master’s in Management, MBA and Executive MBA



CY Tech

Location: Cergy, Val d’Oise

No. foreign students: 483

Top Programs: Engineering in Information Technology, Applied Mathematics, Civil Engineering, Biotechnology and Chemistry



CY Cergy Paris Université

Location: Cergy-Pontoise, Val d’Oise

No. foreign students: 2,000

Top Programs: IB in Data Science, Artificial Intelligence and Data Sciences, Master’s in Political Ideas in a Digital Age, Master’s in Theoretical Physics & Applications




Utrecht University

Location: Utrecht

No. of foreign students: 1,350

Top Programs: Biomedical Sciences, Environmental Sciences, International Relations



Maastricht School of Management

Location: Maastricht

No. of foreign students: 300

Top Programs: Master’s in Management, Master’s in Business Administration (Full-Time or Part-time on-line)



IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Location: Delft

No. of foreign students: 600

Top Programs: Hydroinformatics, Sustainable Urban Water Management, Coastal Engineering

and Port Development



Wageningen University

Location: Wageningen

No. of students: 4,224 (foreign) / 787 (Chinese)

Top Programs: Food Technology, Nutrition & Health, Plant Sciences



University College Utrecht

Location: Utrecht

Number of foreign students: 395 (around 55% of total number)

Top Programs: Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts and Sciences



Aeres Training Centre International

Location: Barneveld

Number of students: 200

Top Programs: Poultry Husbandry, Pig Husbandry, Animal Feed Production



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