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Students by Discipline and Chosen Major (1928 and 1936/37)


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Students at Academic Institutions of Higher Education by Discipline and Chosen Major

Chosen Major and Larger Discipline
Summer Semester 1928
Winter Semester 1936/37
Students
Students
Number
%
Percentage of Female Students
Number
%
Percentage of Female Students
I. Theology
6,110
5.5
2.5
7,656
10.6
1.1
Protestant
3,467
3.1
4
2,775
3.9
2.7
Catholic
2,643
2.4
0.5
4,881
6.8
0.2
II. Humanities
19,906
18
28
13,778
19.2
26.6
German
1,763
2.4
43.5
Ancient Languages
330
0.4
11.2
Modern Languages
924
1.2
45.4
III. Law
22,982
20.7
3.4
5,764
8
1.7
IV. Economic Sciences
10,890
9.8
9.8
5,015
7
15.6
Political Economy
2,344
3.3
16.5
Business Studies
1,805
2.5
4.9
V. Medicine
16,570
15
14.9
23,887
33.2
18.1
Human Medicine
11,935
10.8
16.2
17,954
25
18.5
Dentistry
3,274
3
13.5
2,938
4.1
19.3
VI. Natural Sciences
14,836
13.4
18.3
5,266
7.3
14.6
Chemistry
2,482
3.4
10.2
Math, Physics
1,804
2.5
12.1
VII. Agriculture and Forestry
3,372
3
2.1
1,935
2.7
1.6
VIII. Engineering
16,142
14.6
0.5
8,549
11.9
1
Architecture
1,781
1.6
3.1
1,283
1.8
3.7
Civil Engineering
2,309
2.1
0.2
1,702
2.4
0
Elect. Engineering
3,802
3.1
0.2
1,602
2.2
0.1
Mining and
1,395
1.3
0
459
0.6
0.2
Metallurgy
Total
110,808
100
11.6
71,850
100
13.7


II. Humanities: German, Ancient and Modern Languages, History, Music, Journalism, Physical Education, International Studies [Auslandswissenschaft], Education, other.

IV. Economic Sciences: Political Economy, Business Studies, Industrial Engineering, Business Education Studies [Handelslehramtsstudium], Professional and Vocational School Studies [Berufs-und Gewerbeschulstudium].

V. Medicine: Human Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacology.

VI. Natural Sciences: Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geography, Geology, Mineralogy, Biology, other.

VII. Agriculture and Forestry: Agricultural Science, Forestry Science, Brewing, Horticulture, other.

VIII. Engineering: Architecture, Construction and Mechanical Engineering, Paper Manufacture, Textile Manufacture, Electro-Engineering, Ship Building, Aircraft Building, Naval Engineering, Mine Surveying, Mining, Steel and Metallurgy [Eisen-, Metallh├╝ttenkunde], Geodesics, other applied sciences.



Source of original German table: Sozialgeschichtliches Arbeitsbuch, Volume III, Materialien zur Statistik des Deutschen Reiches 1914-1945, edited by Dietmar Petzina, Werner Abelshauser, and Anselm Faust. Munich: Verlag C.H. Beck, 1978, p. 171.

Translation: Fred Reuss

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