Students in Numbers
There are currently approximately 10,800 students enrolled at the University, and yet there is a remarkable student/professor ratio: for those of you, who love statistics - and a display of the University of Greifswald’s spectrum.
The Students in Numbers
More than 10,400 students were enrolled at the University of Greifswald for the winter semester 2016/2017.
In 1990/1991, only 3,211 students were in Greifswald, 10,414 students were enrolled for the winter semester 2016/2017. The following table provides an overview of the number of students in each of the faculties:
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|Faculty||WS 07/08||WS 08/09||WS 09/10||WS 10/11 *¹||WS 11/12||WS 12/13||WS 13/14||WS 14/15||WS 15/16||WS 16/17|
|Faculty of Theology||235||284||348||407||393||331||309||280||233||216|
|Faculty of Law and Economics||2,067||2,444||2,699||2,782||2,940||2,726||2,728||2,587||2,469||2,308|
|Faculty of Medicine||1,648||1,696||1,714||1,773||1,758||1,808||1,834||1,863||1,905||1,927|
|Faculty of Arts and Humanities||4,438||4,485||4,622||4,197||4,195||3,792||3,457||3,295||3,056||2,850|
|Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences||3,089||2,963||2,898||3,078||3,142||3,054||3,061||3,152||3,159||3,089|
|DSH German Language Course||22||29||23||19||24||25||60||39||35||31|
*¹ Psychology has belonged to the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences since winter semester 2010/2011.
What does the total number of students comprise?
|WS 07/08||WS 08/09||WS 09/10||WS 10/11 *¹||WS 11/12||WS 12/13||WS 13/14||WS 14/15||WS 15/16||WS 16/17|
|1st Course semester, not including DSH||2,540||2,605||2,775||2,715||2,971||2,369||2,282||2,298||2,146||2,143|
|1st University semester, not including DSH||1,848||1,823||1,785||1,652||1,797||1,433||1,380||1,409||1,386||1,433|
Where the students come from: Currently, 664 foreign students are enrolled, that amounts to 6.4% of the total number of students. The largest group of foreign students (65) comes from China, followed by Syria with 57 students.
But not only more and more foreign students are finding their way to Greifswald, the amount of students from other German states continues to increase. 62% of all students come from other states, if only students starting new courses are included, the proportion amounts to 68%.