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There is still much debate about the integration of international students during their study abroad. To this end, this research investigates which factors influence students’ integration, more specifically academic integration, social integration with international students and social integration with local students. Furthermore, the effect of integration on academic performance during a stay abroad is examined. The data set that is used consists of a survey with 224 international students at the FEB at the KU Leuven, and a database with respondents’ grades provided by the FEB. Consequently, (ordered) logit regressions and OLS regressions are carried out to analyze integration and its effect on academic performance. Difficulty to adapt to the academic system and level has a negative effect on academic integration. Furthermore, hours spent on studying, courses and assignments have mixed effects on integration. Different motivations to study abroad and financing means influence integration positively. Moreover, all forms of integration influence each other positively. Integration only has a limited negative effect on academic performance.