International students by region of origin in the winter semester 2020/21

With a share of 31%, the Asia and Pacific region is the most important region of origin for international students at German universities in the winter semester 2020/21. In second and third place, with a share of 20%, are students from North Africa and the Middle East, and with 17%, students from Western Europe. 11% of international students come from Central and South-Eastern Europe, 8% from Eastern Europe and Central Asia, 6% from Sub-Saharan Africa and 5% from Latin America. Finally, students from North America make up the smallest group with 2%.

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