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3% more academic staff at higher education institutions


Roughly 380,200 people were employed as academic or artistic staff at German institutions of higher education or university clinics at the end of 2014.

Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was an increase of 2.8% from 2013.

Compared with the previous year, the number of staff who performed a primary job in that area increased by 1.2% to 236,100, while the number of people who did it as a secondary job was up 5.5% to 144,100.

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