Erasmus Students’ Mobility Priorities: A Rank-Order Scaling Study



higher education and is still among the most visible. Bologna process has played a prominent role in promoting mobility by establishing more compatible course patterns and encouraging greater transparency. Student mobility involved 213,266 people distributed among the twentyseven states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland, Croatia, and Turkey. The purpose of this study is to identify the preferences studying abroad and present the priorities of incoming and outgoing Erasmus students’ university preference among the ranked items. According to the rank ordering scaling findings; incoming students prioritized the university related factors while outgoing students prioritized the factors related social environment.


Erasmus students; Bologna process; mobility; rank-order scaling;

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