Alternative routes to university: The German case

Students without a formal qualification to access university are a very, very small minority in German higher education: in 2012, it was only 2.5% (12,400) of all first year undergraduate students. However, the number is increasing: in 2009 it was only 6,300 and two years later 11,900 new students who entered university without “Abitur” or an equivalent qualification: Experts speak about “record numbers. Numbers are especially high in Hamburg (4.5%) and Northrhine-Westfalia (both 4.5%), followed by Berlin (3.8%).  http://www.studieren-ohne-abitur.de

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