Number of First-Semester Foreign Students in Germany Increased By 10% in 2022 Academic Year


Germany’s institutions of higher education registered a total of 474,900 new entrants in the academic year of 2022, based on the figures of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis).
The same source revealed that there was noted an increase of 2,500, or 0.5 per cent, during the summer semester of 2022 and winter semester of 2022/23 in comparison to the academic year of 2021, still 7 per cent less than in 2019 before the spread of the COVID-19 and its new variants, during which year the figures stood at 508,700, reports.

Destatis statistics revealed that there was marked a 10 per cent increase in the number of foreigners in the first semester of the academic year 2022.

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