The UIS Glossary includes statistical terms related to education, science, technology and innovation, culture, and communication & information . Some of the entries contain translations in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, English, French and Spanish. Other entries provide more detailed information, such as definitions, calculation formulas for indicators and sources. Indicators are marked with an asterisk (*).

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International (or internationally mobile) students

Students who have crossed a national or territorial border for the purpose of education and are now enrolled outside their country of origin.

Étudiants internationaux (ou en mobilité internationale)

Étudiants qui ont quitté provisoirement leur territoire national dans le but de poursuivre leurs études et qui sont inscrits dans un programme d’enseignement dans un pays étranger.

Estudiantes internacionales (o internacionalmente móviles)

Estudiantes que han cruzado un límite nacional o territorial con el propósito de estudiar y están ahora matriculados fuera de su país de origen.

الطلاب في حركية دولية

هم الطلاب الذين غادروا بلدهم الأصلي لزمن محدود بهدف متابعة دراستهم والمسجلين ببرنامج تعليمي خارج بلدهم.

Иностранные студенты

Студенты, прибывшие в ту или иную страну с целью получения образования и обучающиеся за прелами страны происхождения.