In the winter semester of 2013/2014, 34,000 occasional students attended courses and lectures at German institutions of higher education.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that their number rose by 1% compared with the previous winter semester.
This was the first increase in three years.
While the number of male occasional students was up by 0.5% on the winter semester of 2012/2013, the number of female occasional students rose by 2%.
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Miriam Wolters | Statistisches Bundesamt
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