Tuition fees for international students

Nordic practice

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This three-part study looks at tuition fees for international students in the Nordic Region. Part one maps the current status in the different countries. Part two looks at the impact of fees, e.g. by comparing international student numbers before and after the introduction of fees. The final part looks at potential future scenarios for tuition fees in a Nordic context.




Higher education is deemed to be strategically important for the future of the Nordic welfare model. Education provides people with the opportunity to make choices and shape their own lives. A welleducated population is also a crucial competitive parameter in an increasingly global economy.


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