Bildung ist teuer, lohnt sich aber auch – für den Einzelnen ebenso wie für den Staat.
Thanks to Bologna and Erasmus: The number of German students abroad has more than tripled since the 1990s, reports the German Federal Statistical Office today. Studying abroad improves job opportunities and strengthens the interest in Europe. The Brexit, however, partly questions this exchange.
This survey, produced for Deutsche Real Estate Funds in cooperation with ImmobilienScout24, compares and analyses price developments in 15 metropolitan and student cities in Germany.
The number of students has rapidly risen throughout the past years – as have prices for student housing. In order to systematically measure the price developments, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research and Deutsche Real Estate Funds have developed a conclusive Rent Index for Student Accommodation.
Study for the German Academic Exchange Service
For students, in the past five years the cost of accommodation has increased throughout Germany. This is reflected in the new student accommodation price index of the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (Institut der Deutschen Wirtschaft Köln – IW) and Deutsche Real Estate Funds (DREF) in cooperation with ImmobilienScout24. In Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg, students pay the most for an apartment – and state-funded student residences are particularly scarce in Frankfurt and Hamburg.
The contribution of German business to tertiary education has now been calculated for the second time in a joint study by the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW Koeln) and the...
In view of Germany’s ageing population, immigration is steadily gaining in importance as a means of securing the supply of skilled workers. However, it is not necessary for immigrants to fully...
In cooperation with the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft, an innovation agency of the German economy, the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW Köln) has estimated that...
According to a company-survey, the majority of firms are generally satisfied with the performance of bachelor-graduates. In 30 to 70 percent of the companies the professional and social skills of...
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