Düsseldorf (dpa/lnw) - In the 2022/2023 winter semester, around 743,400 students are enrolled at universities and technical colleges in North Rhine-Westphalia. According to preliminary results from the NRW State Statistical Office (IT.NRW) on Tuesday, this is around 1.7 percent less than in the previous year. According to IT.NRW, that is a minus of 13,000.
The number of first-year students has also declined slightly. For the winter semester, 88,900 first-semester students have enrolled in a course of study in NRW. That is 0.6 percent less than in the winter semester 2021/2022.
The final figures will be available in mid-2023.