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In the academic year 2013 (summer semester 2013 and winter semester 2013/14), a total of 101,000 foreign new entrants enrolled at institutions of higher education in Germany.
Based on provisional figures, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that, compared with the previous year, their number increased by 5.8% to...
In 2013, roughly 370,600 pupils in Germany attained the qualification to enter a university or university of applied sciences.
Based on provisional results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that this is 3.8% more than in the previous year.
In examination year 2012 (winter semester 2011/2012 and summer semester 2012) 138,700 graduates obtained a higher education degree within the standard period of a first-degree or second course of studies or a consecutive master's course.
This is 39.3% of all degrees. If two subsequent semesters are added to the standard period of study, the proportion of final examinations successfully passed...
In the examination year 2012, 413,300 graduates obtained an academic degree at German institutions of higher education.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of higher education graduates nearly doubled in comparison with the examination year...
According to provisional results of the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), 43,800 professors taught and researched at German institutions of higher education at the end of 2012. This was an increase of about 900 on a year earlier.
The total number of professors increased by nearly 16% over a period of ten years.
The proportion of female professors rose continuously in the same period.
Converted to full-time equivalents, 26% of the academic and artistic staff working at institutions of higher education were paid from third-party funds in 2011.
Such financial means are raised by higher education institutions from public and private sources in addition to their regular budget to fund projects...
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...
A total of 33,600 visiting students attended courses at German institutions of higher education in the winter semester of 2012/2013.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of visiting students declined by 3% on the previous winter semester.
All in all, the...
In 2012, 13,900 students received a Germany Scholarship in accordance with the Scholarship Programme Act.
The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that the number of scholarship holders rose by 159% in 2012 on 2011.
Measured against the total number...
In 2011, German public and private institutions of higher education spent Euro 43.8 billion on teaching, research and health treatment.
As reported by the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis), that was 6.1% more than in 2010 (Euro 41.2 billion).
The rise in expenditure is due to a large number...
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Die letzten 5 Focus-News des innovations-reports im Überblick:
- All-round CT for clinical routine
- Total cost of ownership up to 35% lower than with previous model
- Available in two configurations
- eCockpit technology package now also available for entry-level segment
At the European Congress of Radiology (ECR) in Vienna (March 6 – 10, 2014) Siemens Healthcare will premiere its latest 16-slice CT scanner for the entry-level...
Maximize mileage, safety, or operating life? Driving behavior behind the wheel has a big influence on the vehicle. Fraunhofer researchers have developed a driving simulator designed to make the „human factor“ more calculable for vehicle engineers.
Simulations are an important development tool in the automobile and utility vehicle industries – they enable engineers to see into the future. The properties...
Bringing laser-based innovations to the market more quickly and reliably is the aim of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) and the 37 partners in the EU project LASHARE.
In a cross-cutting subproject lead by the LZH assessment criteria for new technologies shall be determined. In the future, these criteria shall help to...
A team of researchers from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science (CEMS) in Japan has identified unexpected dynamic properties of a type of light wave called evanescent waves. These surprising findings contrast sharply with previous knowledge about light and photons.
The study carried out in the Quantum Condensed Matter Research Group (CEMS, RIKEN, Japan) led by Dr. Franco Nori is published today in the journal Nature...
Berkeley Lab-led research could guide the development of bacteria-resistant materials
The bacterium Staphylococcus Aureus (S. aureus) is a common source of infections that occur after surgeries involving prosthetic joints and artificial heart...