Publication date: 28 April 2022
On 25 April 2022, the EMN published its inform on attracting and retaining international researchers, which provides an overview of the means adopted by Member States to enhance attractiveness for international researchers, as well as the main challenges and best practices that they encountered to admit and retain them.
Publication date: 08 March 2022
This EMN inform outlines approaches, experiences and best practices in monitoring, detecting and addressing the misuse of authorisations to reside in the EU for the purpose of study.
Publication date: 17 September 2020
The COVID-19 crisis has impacted the ability of international students to enrol in a HEI abroad and to travel to that country to take up studies. How did EU & OECD countries respond? Did they adapt their admission processes? An answer to these and other questions can be found in the Inform.
Publication date: 23 August 2019
Attracting students from third countries and facilitating their entry into the national labour market is a priority to the EU. The EMN has published a study on 25 EU countries’ efforts to provide opportunities for international students.
Publication date: 24 April 2017
23 (Member) States provided information on how they are currently dealing with some aspects of directive 2016/801, in particular types of financial resources used by international students, the use of frozen/blocked accounts by international students, and approved/recognized organizations mediating au pairs. This ad-hoc query was launched by the Belgian Contact Point to the EMN.
Publication date: 03 December 2014
This policy brief is part of a series produced by the SIRIUS Network in collaboration with MPI Europe, which focuses on how policies at the EU level and within individual Member States can better support the education outcomes of young people with a migrant background.
Publication date: 12 August 2013
This report examines the barriers that internationally mobile professionals may face, the policies that have been adopted to overcome these barriers and the lessons that governments can draw from policy experiences to date.
Publication date: 14 June 2013
The annual "activity report" 2012 of the Immigration Office is available.
Publication date: 15 April 2013
Based on the contributions from 24 EMN NCPs, this synthesis report provides an overview of the immigration and mobility policies allowing international students to enter into and move within the EU for the purpose of study.
Publication date: 08 February 2013
The commission is expected to present a proposal to amend and merge the directive on students and the researchers directive. Background information and state of play can be found here.
Publication date: 03 October 2012
This research project undertaken by Prof. F. Caestecker (University College Ghent) investigates the policy towards international students and the extent to which third-country nationals used opportunities to study in Belgium during the last decade.
Publication date: 03 May 2012
The Center for the study of democracy presents a handbook within the project “Integrating Refugee and Asylum-seeking Children in the Educational Systems of EU Member States: Evaluation and Promotion of Current Best Practices” – INTEGRACE.
Publication date: 19 January 2012
This report assesses the application of the Directive 2005/71/EC on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for more than three months for the purpose of scientific research.
Publication date: 05 September 2011
In 2009, EU Member States issued about 2.3 million new residence permits to third country nationals, i.e. to non-EU citizens, a number that represents a decline of about 0.2 million compared with 2008.