Students in German Universities


    ACCORDING to the Cherniker Zeitung, the total number of matriculated students in attendance at the German universities during the present winter semester is 45,136, as against 44,942 last summer, and 42,390 in the preceding winter; five years ago the attendance was 35,518, ten years ago 30,043, twenty years ago 27,080, and thirty years ago, that is, in the winter 1876–7, it was only 17,457, upon which total the present number shows an increase of 27,679, or 159 per cent. It is of more than passing interest to compare the number of students at the different universities to-day with those of thirty years ago:—

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    Students in German Universities . Nature 75, 380 (1907) doi:10.1038/075380a0

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