Cologne - Interest in studying human medicine remains high. There were 42,726 applicants for the 2012/13 winter semester. This was communicated by the "" on request. This means that the number of applicants fell by around three percent compared to the previous year.
The number of study places has meanwhile increased slightly. 8,989 places were available for the 2012/13 winter semester. That is 236 more than in the previous year. There are currently 4.8 applicants for one study place. There were five in the 2011/12 winter semester.
The proportion of women among the applicants is currently 62.4 percent . With that he grew easily. In the 2011/12 winter semester it was 61.2 percent. Last year, 61.7 percent of those admitted to the course were women.