What ETER tells us about student mobility in European higher education (ETER brief 3)

This policy brief highlights a core goal of the European Education Area, i.e. furthering student mobility at the international level. The main highlights are:

  • Degree mobility at the bachelor level remains concentrated among a small number of HEIs.
  • Erasmus credit mobility has its greatest impact in countries where total mobility at the Bachelor, Master and PhD level is low.
  • Mobility at the master level is selective and includes several large HEIs.
  • Mobility at the PhD level occurs mainly towards countries with a strong international reputation.