The "Overall Statistics" show the entire student body, broken down by gender and nationality, first subject-specific semester (Fachsemester) and semester of higher education (Hochschulsemester), as well as by status (re-registered, on leave, initial or new enrollment).
Further information on nationality is given in the table entitled “Student Body by Nationality”. This section also provides information on the number of exchange students at the university.
The tables entitled “Student Body by Subject and Degree” and “Student Body by Degree and Subject” show the number of students per subject, desired degree, and subject-specific semester (Fachsemester).
The table "Student Body by Location of Higher Education Entrance Qualification (Abitur)" shows the number of non-German students with German higher education entrance qualifications and students (German or non-German) who have earned higher education entrance qualifications at a German school abroad (Bildungsinländer) along with the number of students (German or non-German) who hold foreign higher education entrance qualifications (Bildungsausländer).
The table titled “Final Exams Passed” shows the number of final exams passed at Freie Universität, broken down according to the degree awarded, the department, and the study program, where the date of conclusion falls within the abovementioned semester. The “Doctoral Candidacies” table shows the number of doctoral candidacies concluded at Freie Universität, broken down according to the degree awarded, the department, and the study program, where the date of conclusion falls within the abovementioned semester.