Deutsches Studentenwerk

International students in Germany

How many international students are there in Germany? And where do they come from? Our social survey provides the answers. With our quiz we want to make the results available to the wider public - playfully and simply.

Unfortunately there's no prize, but you will be surprised by some of the answers.

Don't worry; most people who are not experts on the subject will have to guess the answers!

How many international students live in student accommodation?

41% of international students live in student accomodation. Commonly these are students in mobility and cooperation programs as well as students from developing countries. Student accomodation are mostly the cheapest way of housing. However, rents vary: the greater the town, the more expensive the rent. In general rents and cost of living are lower in the east of Germany than in the west.