Total International Student Population in Germany
Around 375 thousand international students are enrolled in German higher education institutions, making 13 % of the total student population. Universities enroll roughly 70% of the foreign students. Most of the international students’ study Engineering at German universities. They form 37 % of all international students.13.14 % growth in number of Indian students studying in Germany and numbers reached 17.5 thousand in September 2018. Rate of growth of Indian students is 3 x the global average of 4.4 %. Indians form the 2nd largest group of international students enrolled at German universities, second only to Chinese.
As per the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the total number of estimated international students in German universities was 374,580 enrolled in 2018, up from 358,900 in 2017. This represents 4.4% growth, slightly less than the 5.5% growth the previous year.