The number of computer science students is increasing
According to the Federal Statistical Office , the number of first-semester students in the field of computer science increased by four percent this year (summer semester 2007 and winter semester 2007/2008). This is a noteworthy plus, especially against the background of the shortage of skilled workers, lamented by the industry .
According to this, a total of 30,300 people enrolled for a degree in computer science at Germany (specialist ) Universities. As a general comparison: In the 2007 academic year, around 358,200 first-year students began studying in Germany. Compared to the previous year, the number of first-time students has increased by four percent.