International students by region of origin in winter semester 2019/20

The Asia and Pacific region is the key region of origin for international students at German universities, with a share of 31%. In second and third place, with a share of 19%, are students from North Africa and Middle East and, with 18%, students from Western Europe. 11% of international students come from Central and South Eastern Europe, 8% from Eastern Europe and Central Asia and 6% each from Latin America and Sub-saharan Africa. Finally, students from North America make up the smallest group with 2%.

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