Finland has one of the high-quality education systems in the world. This statement alone is sufficient for considering to study in Finland. However, there are several additional reasons to study in Finland:
For any international student safety is a box that has to be ticked. Finland has an extraordinary low crime rates. There is no petty crimes or terrorism in Finland. It has been named as the world’s safest country by Economic Forum.
Finland is one of the first choices for international students all over the world. So, there are a lot of students coming from all around the world. This enables student to study in a multi-cultural environment and learn about different cultures.People speak fluent English in Finland. So, to study and communicate with the locals international students do not have to learn a new language.
Since the late 20th century the number of Muslims in Finland has increased rapidly due to immigration. Nowadays, there are dozens of Islamic communities in Finland, but only a minority of Muslims have joined them. Pew Research Center estimates that in 2016 about 2.7% of Finland's 5.5 million population is Muslim. The real percentage is said to be 1.8% if counting together all language groups. In the high migration scenario, Finland's Muslim population could grow to 15% by 2050 which would equal almost a million Muslims in Finland.
The population of Muslims in Finland from 2008 to 2018 ,according to the Statistics Finland:
International student statistics
The total number of International students who are non-Finnish nationals, including post graduate students has doubled since 2006 from 10,066 to 21,061 in 2016.