Press releases - 40% of higher education degrees obtained within standard period of study in 2014 - Federal Statistical Office (Destatis)
Press release 181 / 2016-05-31: 40% of higher education degrees obtained within standard period of study in 2014
WIESBADEN - In examination year 2014, 40% of the higher education graduates obtained their degrees within the standard period of study. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reports that, on the whole, 410,500 students completed successfully a first/second course of studies or a consecutive Masters course in 2014.
In examination year 2014, students obtained 46% of the Bachelors degrees and 34% of the Masters degrees within the standard period of study. Taking the standard period plus two semesters, the proportions amounted to 85% for Bachelors and 87% for Masters degrees.
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