Independent research, advisory and recruitment solutions in international education.


Since 2007, we have been accompanying education providers, associations, governments and investors on their journey to make international education a transparent, thriving and life-changing industry.


Empowering growth

We specialise in the provision of reliable data, pertinent insights and value-add solutions that fast-track organisations in achieving growth, diversity and sustainability.  

Our research informs your market development and investment strategies, while the portfolio of data-driven recruitment solutions connect you to new opportunities.

Panoramic view of international student mobility
via ongoing global monitoring
More than 200 bespoke projects delivered to date
spanning 90+ countries 
Industry expertise
backed by in-field experience
Access to over 14,000
education agencies and local stakeholders
Client-centred service and unbiased expert views
Compliance with the highest industry standards
which facilitates adoption of our services


Cutting-edge service
that delivers

Market Understanding Growth Strategies Recruitment Solutions Digital Marketing

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Market Understanding

Gain an unbiased insight into market demand, preferences, emerging trends and future outlook. Build your foundation for decision-making leveraging latest information or break down complex topics to inform policy-making.

Annual and Quarterly Reports Country Reports Student and Agency Surveys Performance Benchmark Economic Impact Studies White Papers

Growth Strategies

Tap into our strategic advisory services and be guided in market expansion, product or market development

Student Recruitment Strategies Business Development Strategies Market Expansion Strategies Annual Subscription

Recruitment Solutions

Our range of B2C, B2B and B2G events are designed to offer exceptional and enjoyable client experience while connecting you to trusted and carefully matched prospective partners. A successful event delivers both ROI and a lasting impression.

Trade Missions Recruitment Trips Virtual Executive Events Familiarisation Tours Press Tours Event Organisation Support

Digital Marketing

Digital marketing campaigns are a vital component in attracting international students to your institution or destination. We help organisations create impactful campaigns that effectively engage prospective students and help them meet their recruitment targets.

Lead Generation Campaigns Awareness Campaigns


Trusted by leading brands

Since our establishment in 2007, we have become the preferred choice of governments, associations, education providers and investors.

Our clients cater to more than 3 million international students annually.

The Student Hotel logo The Student Hotel logo

“We have been collaborating with BONARD for 10 years and we have always been highly satisfied with the quality and level of detail of their work. In particular, they have managed to evolve in this ever-changing market and adapt to our needs, as a fast-growing company, always finding ways to tailor their research and address our questions with precision.We have been collaborating with BONARD for 10 years and we have always been highly satisfied with the quality and level of detail of their work. In particular, they have managed to evolve in this ever-changing market and adapt to our needs, as a fast-growing company, always finding ways to tailor their research and address our questions with precision.”

The Student Hotel

Eika logo Eika logo

“BONARD and its staff gave us spiritual as well as rational inspiration for our co-living projects. Data transparency, deep knowledge and a strong belief in an industry perspective are the main highlights that come to my mind when describing BONARD. They also provide the flexibility needed – being global, they completely adapted to our local needs and our way of doing business! We are fully satisfied with our decision to involve BONARD in our project and we believe that is just the beginning of our future cooperation.”

Martynas Zibuda
Director of Development
UAB “Eika”

Catella Real Estate logo Catella Real Estate logo

“The student housing market is not transparent and BONARD is improving this. Good and qualified data is essential in order to be able to make good investment decisions for our clients in the student housing segment. As an Investment Manager, acting in 11 countries in Europe, I have found that BONARD’s data helps us be confident about taking the best investment decisions. Furthermore, regular face-to-face meetings improve knowledge for both parties. ”

Michael Fink
Managing Director
Catella Real Estate

Strabag logo Strabag logo

“We appreciate BONARD as a reliable and trustworthy partner who values quality and accuracy. The work is carried out with full conviction and excellent know-how. Our cooperation with BONARD is precious and helpful for us, and the results have given our company great added value. We would choose BONARD again at any time and recommend them.”

Jevgeni Gois
Acquisition & Project Development of commercial real estate

Trei Real Estate logo Trei Real Estate logo

“Working with BONARD allowed us to look at the analysed project from a slightly different angle. The ability to collect data is one thing, but drawing accurate and far-reaching conclusions from it is a real challenge. Two-way communication and the method of presenting the conclusions made the cooperation much more efficient. A personal visit by company representatives to summarise the analysis made a good impression on us and allowed us to refine the details. I can recommend BONARD as a reliable and professional partner.”

Mariusz Cegielski
Head of Residential
Trei Real Estate

Value One logo Value One logo

“BONARD’s research-based intelligence has laid the groundwork for institutional investment in the emerging asset class of the student housing sector. Going further: deep, independent honest data on a global and local basis on rented real estate. Impressive and highly useful info and know-how for development and investment decisions. Plus, a great, down-to earth team to interact with. If BONARD did not exist, we would have to invent them.”

Harald Hübl
Executive Investment Advisor
Value One


“BONARD is the market leader concerning micro living and student housing intelligence and a valuable partner for us. BONARD has provided a wide range of data and valuable insights on the student housing market in Europe that we have used for investment and operational purposes. The quality of the service, the quick response to queries and the market intelligence and assessments beyond “the numbers” were very supportive for many projects.”

Mark Holz
Group Head of Research

Student Experience logo Student Experience logo

“Student Experience offers high-quality student housing with all-in access to a wide variety of facilities and services. BONARD supports our European investment strategy by providing us with all the vital market information we need to invest in the student housing sector all over Europe. We work in close cooperation with BONARD for student population forecasts, information about rent levels and insight into supply and demand. We work together in exploring how future students want to live by conducting in-field surveys. BONARD provides us with the specialised knowledge necessary to operate in this challenging field.”

Jan Benschop
Directeur Student Experience International
Student Experience


“We engaged BONARD to help us understand a new customer segment and to provide a valuable overview of the existing student housing market. The information provided in various reports and databases was concise yet comprehensive and not only covered everything we had specified but also included additional comments of interest and of use to us. Furthermore, BONARD’s research brought unassailable credibility to our efforts and thanks to BONARD, we have the statistics to support our decisions in multiple areas of our business. BONARD’s professionalism, research methodology and analytical capabilities are outstanding, and the communication is always smooth and friendly. We look forward to continuing our work with them in the future.”

Christof Flöckner
Head of Business Development
MILESTONE Student Living

Soravia logo Soravia logo

“BONARD have supported us several times in the last couple of years and we have gained tremendously from their professional expertise and insider knowledge. Additionally, their contacts with a majority of the stakeholders in the student housing market have helped us to successfully advance our developments. BONARD’s team of professionals are always quick to respond and deliver great output on highly elliptical but market-focused information.”

Roland Paar
Managing Partner

Collegiate Europe logo Collegiate Europe logo

“For many years BONARD have helped Collegiate Europe’s expansion, with precise and clear data analysis, across numerous countries covering a variety of target locations. The team are efficient, responsive and provide detailed data sets. As Collegiate Europe continues its expansion in the PBSA and professional living sectors, we look forward to our continued relationship with the team at BONARD.”

Rob Clothier
Managing Director
Collegiate Europe

BLD logo BLD logo

“Since the beginning of 2022, BONARD has acted as consultant to BLD in the extremely important BTR project BLD Living, which is new to the Bulgarian market. The expertise of the BONARD team helped us to create a comprehensive concept based on the international experience, good practices and research provided to us by our partner. As a result of excellent work by BONARD, BLD was able to plan the project in Bulgaria down to the smallest details and on time. BONARD's presentations fully met the tasks set in the assignment and, thanks to their precise analysis and strategic advice, we are prepared for a successful start in the Bulgarian market. In our daily communications about the project, BONARD employees demonstrated excellent presentation and organisational skills, professionalism and knowledge of the subject of BTR in Europe. We have no hesitation in recommending BONARD as a consultant or partner in any project, as the company lived up to our trust and expectations.”

Tsvetomir Tsonev
Director Business Development


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Our experts are frequent speakers at leading industry events, attending over 60 conferences a year and sharing the latest insights backed by long-term industry experience and ongoing market monitoring.

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