Number of Jews in Prussian Universities Increased 7 Per Cent in Last 14 Years
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Number of Jews in Prussian Universities Increased 7 Per Cent in Last 14 Years

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

Figures concerning the number of Jewish students in the Prussian universities were made known in a table of statistics published by the Prussian Minister of Education.

According to these figures, over 30,000 students were registered in Prussian universities during the year 1924-5, as compared with 25,228 registered in 1911. During the winter term of 1924-5, 30,000 students were registered and 31,386 during the summer term.

The percentage of Jewish students was 6.3 percent as compared with 5.6 per cent in 1911.

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