Number of foreign students in Italy 2017-2018, by country of origin

In the academic year 2017/2018, 9.5 thousand Albanian students were enrolled at an Italian university. Students from Albania represented the largest group of foreign students in the vountry. Moreover, nine thousand Romanian students were enrolled in a university program in Italy, which made them the second largest nationality of foreign students in the country. Respectively, Romanian and Albanian students held 5.7 percent and 5.4 percent of the share.

Number of foreign students enrolled at university in Italy in the academic year 2017/2018, by leading countries of origin

Number of foreign students
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Release date

January 2020



Survey time period

2017 to 2018

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