Germany's Students Overseas

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
126,600

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Austria 27,350
2 Netherlands 23,831
3 United Kingdom 14,950
4 Switzerland 13,436
5 United States 9,458
6 France 6,252
7 China 4,800
8 Sweden 4,000
9 Spain 2,700
10 Denmark 2,200



Note: Data for China, Sweden, Spain and Denmark are estimated numbers.
Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
115,500

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Austria 23,706
2 Netherlands 20,805
3 United Kingdom 13,970
4 Switzerland 12,388
5 United States 9,548
6 France 6,213
7 China 4,239
8 Sweden 3,750
9 Australia 3,480
10 Hungary 1,970
10 Spain 1,970



Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
106,800

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Austria 20,019
2 Netherlands 18,972
3 United Kingdom 12,895
4 Switzerland 11,005
5 United States 9,679
6 France 6,071
7 China 4,417
8 Sweden 3,752
9 Australia 3,418
10 Spain 1,966



Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
93,400

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Netherlands 16,550
2 Austria 14,789
3 United Kingdom 11,670
4 Switzerland 9,836
5 United States 8,907
6 France 6,787
7 China 3,554
8 Sweden 3,417
9 Australia 3,259
10 Hungary 1,639



Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
85,300

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Netherlands 13,988
2 United Kingdom 12,145
3 Austria 11,961
4 Switzerland 8,868
5 United States 8,656
6 France 6,939
7 Sweden 3,251
8 China 3,090
9 Australia 2,825
10 Italy 2,067



Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

Number of students from Germany studying abroad:
78,200

Top 10 destinations and number of students from Germany studying abroad

Destination Number of Students
1 Netherlands 11,896
2 United Kingdom 11,600
3 Austria 10,174
4 United States 8,829
5 Switzerland 7,839
6 France 6,867
7 Sweden 2,999
8 Australia 2,764
9 China 2,736
10 Italy 1,607



Source: Wissenschaft weltoffen by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

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