​Inbound Mobility - Past Years

Archived Data

Higher Education Sector | Inbound Mobility | Outbound Mobility


 2011/12

Total international student enrollment: 265,292

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Turkey 28,501 10.7%
2 China 25,521 9.6%
3 Russia 13,630 5.1%
4 Poland 9,852 3.7%
5 Austria 9,695 3.7%
6 Italy 8,930 3.4%
7 Ukraine 8,929 3.4%
8 Bulgaria 7,486 2.8%
9 France 6,539 2.5%
10 Spain 6,165 2.3%
  All Others 140,044 52.8%

Source: Federal Statistical Office (DESTATIS) as reported by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


2010/11

Total international student enrollment: 252,032

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

Top 10 of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 Turkey 26,089     10.4%
2 China 24,443 9.7%
3 Russia 13,132 5.2%
4 Poland 10,306 4.0%
5 Ukraine 8,830 3.5%
6 Austria 8,775 3.5%
7 Italy 8,154 3.2%
8 Bulgaria 7,997 3.2%
9 France 6,394 2.5%
10 Morocco 5,866 2.3%
All Others 126,975 52.4%

Source: Federal Statistical Office (DESTATIS) as reported by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


2009/10

Total international student enrollment: 244,776

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 24,414 10.0%
2 Turkey 24,170 9.9%
3 Russia 12,652 5.2%
4 Poland 11,325 4.6%
5 Ukraine 8,818 3.6%
6 Bulgaria 8,696 3.6%
7 Austria 7,770 3.2%
8 Italy 7,469 3.1%
9 Morocco 6,281 2.6%
10 France 6,206 2.5%
All Others 126,975 51.7%

Source: Federal Statistical Office (DESTATIS) as reported by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


 

2008/09

Total international student enrollment: 239,143

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

100% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 24,746 10.3%
2 Turkey 22,335 9.3%
3 Russia 12,378 5.2%
4 Poland 12,252 5.1%
5 Bulgaria 9,544 4.0%
6 Ukraine 8,557 3.6%
7 Austria 7,014 2.9%
8 Italy 6,863 2.9%
9 Morocco 6,649 2.8%
10 France 5,988 2.5%
All Others 122,817 51.4%

Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


2007/08

Total international student enrollment: 233,606

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

100% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 25,479 10.9%
2 Turkey 21,404 9.2%
3 Poland 13,028 5.6%
4 Russia 11,847 5.1%
5 Bulgaria 10,504 4.5%
6 Ukraine 8,408 3.6%
7 Morocco 6,918 3.0%
8 Italy 6,512 2.8%
9 Austria 6,018 2.6%
10 France 5,476 2.3%
All Others 118,012 50.4%

Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


2006/07

Total international student enrollment: 246,369

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

87% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 27,100 11.0%
2 Turkey 22,100 9.0%
3 Poland 14,500 5.9%
4 Russia 12,200 5.0%
5 Bulgaria 12,180 4.9%
6 Ukraine 8,840 3.6%
7 Morocco 7,950 3.2%
8 Italy 6,620 2.7%
9 Austria 6,150 2.5%
10 France 5,990 2.4%
All Others 122,739 49.8%
Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2005/06

Total international student enrollment: 248,357

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

98% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 China 11.0%
2 Turkey 9.0%
3 Poland 6.1%
4 Bulgaria 5.2%
5 Russia 4.8%
6 Ukraine 3.5%
7 Morocco 3.3%
8 Italy 2.7%
9 France 2.4%
10 Austria 2.4%
All Others 49.6%
Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2004/05

Total international student enrollment: 246,334

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

Almost 100% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 8 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 China 10.5%
2 Bulgaria 5.1%
3 Poland 5.0%
4 Russia 4.0%
5 Morocco 2.8%
6 Turkey 2.8%
7 Ukraine 2.6%
8 France 2.1%
All Others 65.1%
Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2003/04

Total international student enrollment: 246,300

Do these counts of international students reflect both public private institutions? Yes

Almost 100% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 Turkey 10.6%
2 China 9.7%
3 Poland 5.9%
4 Bulgaria 4.7%
5 Russia 4.4%
6 Morocco 3.2%
7 Italy 3.1%
8 Ukraine 2.9%
9 Greece 2.9%
10 Austria 2.7%
All Others 49.9%
Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

2002/03

Total international student enrollment: 227,026 (Winter Term 2002/2003)

Do these counts of international students reflect both public and private institutions? Yes

Almost 100% of the institutions surveyed include international students.

Top 10 places of origin and percentage of total international student enrollment

Rank Place of Origin Percent of Total
1 China 12.0%
2 Poland 6.0%
3 Bulgaria 6.0%
4 Russia 5.0%
5 Morocco 4.0%
6 Turkey 4.0%
7 France 3.0%
8 Ukraine 3.0%
9 Cameroon 3.0%
10 Austria 3.0%
All Others 51.0%

Source: German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)