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Migration and Home Affairs


In the EU migration context, a third-country national accepted by an establishment of higher education and admitted to the territory of an EU Member State to pursue as their main activity a full-time course of study leading to a higher education qualification recognised by the EU Member State, including diplomas, certificates or doctoral degrees in a higher education institution, which may cover a preparatory course prior to such education, in accordance with national law, or compulsory training.


Art. 3(3) of Directive (EU) 2016/801 (Recast Students Directive)


  • BG: студент
  • CS: student
  • DE: Student
  • EL: φοιτητής / σπουδαστής
  • EN: student
  • ES: estudiante
  • ET: (üli)õpilane
  • FI: opiskelija
  • FR: étudiant
  • GA: mac léinn
  • HU: diák
  • IT: studente
  • LT: studentas
  • LV: students
  • MT: Student(a)
  • NL: student
  • PL: student
  • PT: estudante
  • RO: student
  • SK: študent
  • SL: študent
  • SV: student
  • NO: Student
  • KA: სტუდენტი
  • UK: студент

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