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Press release 037 / 2014-02-03: Just under 40% of higher education degrees in standard period of study in 2012

WIESBADEN – In examination year 2012 (winter semester 2011/2012 and summer semester 2012) 138,700 graduates obtained a higher education degree within the standard period of a first-degree or second course of studies or a consecutive master's course. This is 39.3% of all degrees. If two subsequent semesters are added to the standard period of study, the proportion of final examinations successfully passed is 77.0% (272,000 examinations). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that in 2012 a total of 365,800 higher education degrees were obtained by graduates of first-degree or second courses of studies or a consecutive master's course.

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