In 2013, the number of German students enrolled at institutions of higher education abroad was 134,500.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decline of 3.2% or 4,400 students compared with 2012.
In general, however, the number of Germans studying abroad has continuously increased in the past ten years.
While the ratio of Germans studying at institutions of higher education at home to those studying abroad had been 1,000 to 37 in 2003, it was 1,000 to 58 in 2013.
In 2013, the four most preferred countries of destination were, like a year earlier, Austria (proportion of 19.7%), the Netherlands (17.2% share), the United Kingdom (11.7%) and Switzerland (11.0%).
For further information:
tel: (+49-611) 75-2857,
Pressestelle | Statistisches Bundesamt
Institutions of higher education spent more than Euro 48 billion in 2014
19.05.2016 | Statistisches Bundesamt
Microtechnology industry keen to invest and innovate
07.04.2016 | IVAM Fachverband für Mikrotechnik
13.02.2017 | Event News
10.02.2017 | Event News
09.02.2017 | Event News
23.02.2017 | Physics and Astronomy
23.02.2017 | Earth Sciences
23.02.2017 | Life Sciences