The urgency of research is caused by the transformation processes of educational migration of international students, by which today the prestige of universities in the global higher education market is estimated. Rethinking the axiological foundations of socio-cultural content of educational migration as the priority resource for extraction of economic profit from the process of educational services’ provision for international students, requires theoretical and methodological correction. In this regard, priority attention in this article is devoted to justification of axiological approach to the educational migration of international students in the educational process of higher education institution performing the functions of the intercultural corridor, i.e. a neutral space, relieving the contradiction of interacting cultures. A leading research method is a simulation method allowing to justify axiological approach to the structure and content of the educational migration of international students in the educational process of the University and to rethink its value base. The article reveals modern discourse of the concept of "educational migration of international students"; defines the features of the axiological approach to the educational migration of international students in the educational process of the University; on the basis of the results of the study substantiates the educational – methodical complex of the realization of the axiological approach to the educational migration of international students in the educational process of the University. The study proves productivity of the complex identified using the criteria of formation: conditions of safe educational environment of the University; openness of the educational process; the willingness of the students to the changing of cultural priorities, to the choice of social and cultural and value alternatives, to intercultural interaction, cultural identity, projecting of values of personal, social and professional consolidation. The paper can be useful to teachers of universities working with international students, educationists, curators, tutors. © 2016 Grebennikov et al.