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Habilitations up 5% in 2012

19.06.2013
A total of 1,646 scientists completed their post-doctoral lecturing qualification (habilitation) at universities in Germany in 2012.

The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the number of habilitations increased by 5% on a year earlier.

Compared with 2002, when the number of habilitations had reached an all-time high, the number of habilitation procedures completed in 2012 was down by a total of 28%.

For further information:
Brigitte Damm,
tel: (+49-611) 75-4193,
www.destatis.de/contact

Brigitte Damm | Statistisches Bundesamt
Further information:
http://www.destatis.de
http://www.destatis.de/EN/PressServices/Press/pr/2013/06/PE13_203_213.html

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