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    20 to 24 year olds: more than half have higher education entrance qualification

    The rate of persons with a higher education entrance qualification in the age group of the 20 to 24 year olds was 53% in 2017. To coincide with the didacta Trade Fair for Education and Training taking place in Cologne from 19 to 23 February 2019, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also...

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    2019-02-18

  • Relevanz: 100

    68% of German students abroad studied in the EU in 2016

    Roughly 144,900 German students studied abroad in 2016. 68% of them were enrolled at institutions of higher education in the European Union (EU). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the three most popular destinations for German students were Austria (19%), the Netherlands...

    Press release

    2019-01-31

  • Relevanz: 100

    Average of 1.5 cinema visits per person in 2017

    German cinemas showed 2,368 films in 2017, including 653 premieres. A total of 122.3 million cinema tickets were sold according to the German Federal Film Board. In the run-up to the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) to take place from 7 to 17 February 2019, the Federal Statistical...

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    2019-01-30

  • Relevanz: 100

    Berlin and Hamburg especially popular among first semester students in 2017

    In academic year 2017, a total 10 Länder recorded positive net migration of first semester students compared with other Länder. This means that the number of young people with a higher education entrance qualification from another Land who in-migrated for taking up a first-degree study course was...

    Press release

    2019-01-28

  • Relevanz: 100

    Public expenditure on culture in 2015: over 10 billion euros

    The Federation, Länder and municipalities spent a total of 10.4 billion euros on culture in 2015. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this is a 1.7% increase on 2014.

    Press release

    2018-12-19

  • Relevanz: 100

    Public education expenditure increased by 5 billion euros in 2017 year on year

    In 2017, the education expenditure of the Federation, Länder and municipalities amounted to 133.4 billion euros. That was an increase of 5.0 billion euros, or 3.9%, compared with a year earlier. This figure was released by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) in the Bildungsfinanzbericht 2018...

    Press release

    2018-12-13

  • Relevanz: 100

    Winter semester 2018/2019: more students than ever before enrolled at German institutions of higher education

    In the winter semester of 2018/2019, the number of students enrolled at German institutions of higher education has been higher than ever before. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports on the basis of first provisional results that the number of students at German institutions of...

    Press release

    2018-11-27

  • Relevanz: 100

    Number of school beginners in 2018 nearly unchanged on a year earlier

    According to provisional results, 726,400 children started school in Germany at the beginning of the current school year 2018/2019. The number of school beginners was nearly unchanged on the previous year (+0.2%). The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the largest year-on-year...

    Press release

    2018-11-13

  • Relevanz: 100

    10% of the women had higher educational attainment than their partner in 2017

    In 2017, 10% of the women living in a household together with a partner had the formally higher educational attainment in the relationship. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the opposite case was more frequent. In over a quarter of the couples (27%), the men had a higher...

    Press release

    2018-11-01

  • Relevanz: 100

    Third party funds per university professor in 2016: no change from the previous year (258,000 euros)

    In 2016, professors at German universities (excluding medical institutions/university health sciences) raised third party funds of an average 258,000 euros. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that this amount corresponded roughly to the level recorded in the previous year (-0.1%).

    Press release

    2018-10-16

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