​Higher Education Sector- Most Recent

2014/2015

Higher Education Students Total Percent of Total
Domestic higher education students 2,463,052 91.3%
International higher education students 235,858 8.7%
All higher education students (both domestic and international) 2,698,910
Higher Education Institutions Total Percent of Total
Public higher education institutions 268 62.8%
Private higher education institutions 159 37.2%
All higher education institutions 427

Data time reference: October 2014 to April 2015

Source: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)