Increased mobility for Nordplus’ Higher Education programme
Author: Kåre Bach
More students and teachers are interested in the Nordplus Higher Education programme. The latest grants report by The Centre for International Mobility, shows 2602 students and 826 teachers participated in the 2013/14 round – a steady rise from 2012/13. The participating students are predominately female and Sweden became the host country receiving the greatest amount of students.
Trends in mobility
A recent report on mobility for Nordplus Higher Education programme gives a thorough statistical overview of the program-year and shows several trends within the applied areas of profession, and the mobility of the participating countries.
The report depicts the balance of incoming and outgoing students by country. Based on the total amount of students in the programme – Finland has the highest amount of student traffic followed by Sweden. But in terms of popularity – Sweden tops the scale with 68 per cent incoming students. Finland on the other hand, has the largest number of outgoing students with 82 per cent. Norway and Denmark show the most balanced exchange, with a close to even traffic distribution.
Noteworthy, is also the participation in the smaller weeklong Nordplus intensive courses. The courses experienced an increase from the year before and two thirds of all students who participate are female.
In terms of mobility by subject area, the report displays which areas of interest are most popular. This year, Social Science dominates the scale, with 1261 engaged students and teachers, followed by 981 participants within Humanities.
Find much more in the detailed report right here:
Nordplus Higher Education 2013-14 grants report
Each year the Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) issues their grants report for Nordplus Higher Education. The report is created from the information received from the students and teachers who received the grants and attended the programmes.
The Nordplus Programme offers financial support to a variety of educational cooperations between partners in the area of lifelong learning from the eight participating countries in the Baltic and Nordic regions.
Did you know that:
- Nordplus is the educational programme of the Nordic Council of Ministers
- Nordplus appels to all educational sectors within the education system
- The program supports mobility and coorperation between the Baltic and Nordic countries.
- Allocated funds for 2015 is € 9.000.000
- Participating countries: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden, Greenland, Faroe Islands, Aaland Islands