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Number of persons qualified to enter higher education slightly down in 2012

06.03.2013
Some 498,400 pupils attained the qualification to enter a university or university of applied sciences in Germany in 2012.
Based on provisional results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this was a decrease of 1.7% on the previous year.

For further information please call:
Hanna Lutsch,
tel: (+49-611) 75-2443,
www.destatis.de/contact

Bernd Racky | Statistisches Bundesamt
Further information:
http://www.destatis.de

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