Increase in number of students in Berlin

Increase in number of students in Berlin

The number of students at Berlin universities increased in the winter semester 2021/2022 compared to the winter semester 2020/2021, but decreased in Brandeburg.

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A total of 50,304 students are enrolled at universities in the state of Brandenburg in the current winter semester, around 300 fewer than in the last winter semester, as the Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office announced on November 24, 2021. In Berlin, the number of students increased by about 2800 in the winter semester of 2021/2022 to a total of 202,224.
In Berlin, 27,089 students began their studies this winter semester - around 1,300 more than in the previous winter semester. In Brandenburg, around 1,000 fewer young people started studying this winter semester than in the 2020/2021 winter semester. The percentage of female students was 51.3 in Brandenburg and 51.5 in Berlin.
The number of foreign students, on the other hand, increased in both states. According to the Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, a total of 45,339 international students will be studying at Berlin universities in the 2021/2022 winter semester, around 3,000 more than in the 2020/2021 winter semester. In Brandenburg, the number of international students has risen by 500 to a total of 9,196.
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According to the Berlin-Brandenburg Statistics Office, 36 percent of students in Berlin opted for a degree program in law, economics or social sciences, compared to 39 percent in Brandenburg. Twenty-six percent of students in Berlin and 22 percent in Brandenburg opted for a degree program in engineering.

Source: dpa

| Last edited: Thursday, 25. November 2021 09:18 Uhr

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