Habilitations up 5% in 2012
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%.
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