Finnish National Agency for Education collects and publishes annually statistics on mobility of students and staff in vocational education. Data collection concerns all students and staff who study or work among vocational upper secondary qualification. Data collection of mobility in VET has been ongoing since 2008.

Mobility of students as infographics

The number of mobility periods of students in VET, from Finland and to Finland increased in 2023, and the number of people going abroad already exceeded 3,000.


8,8 % of those who started their studies in the same year left Finland for a period abroad.


4, 000 teachers and other staff in VET left Finland and 3,000 people arrived in Finland in 2023.


Erasmus+ for VET funded 80 % of students' mobility periods in 2023.


Proportion of blended mobility in mobility periods was 7 % in mobility from and to Finland.


Work-based learning under a training agreement is the most common purpose of students’ periods abroad.