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Higher education

In Germany there are some 370 institutes of higher education, of which 140 are entitled to award doctorates, and around 200 universities of the applied sciences some. Of some 2 million current students almost half are women. There are different regulations in place regarding the payment of tuition fees. For first degree courses tuition fees of some EUR 500 per semester are levied in five federal states, while for long-term studies and second degrees fees are payable almost everywhere.