Informatics Higher Education Data Portal: New Annual Statistics Added

by Kit Wan Chui, Feb. 8, 2022

Informatics Europe is pleased to announce that its Informatics Higher Education Data Portal has recently been updated with the data of 2019/20 academic year.

Dear colleagues,

Informatics Europe is pleased to announce that its Informatics Higher Education Data Portal has recently been updated with the data of 2019/20 academic year.

The Portal now covers statistics on students enrolled and degrees awarded at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level, including gender distribution, of 10 academic years for 23 countries. Other data, such as a comparative analysis of some key academic positions and corresponding employment details and estimations of academic salaries in selected countries, is also available in the Portal.

Created in 2019, the Portal aims at providing the Informatics community of academic, policymakers, industry and other stakeholders, a complete and reliable picture of the state of Informatics (Computer Science, Computing, IT, ICT) higher education in Europe. With plenty of opportunities for data visualization and in-depth analyses, the full data set is available for download by Informatics Europe members. With this service, one of the most used and valued by our members, Informatics Europe empowers the informatics community to better understand trends and improve issues in the European higher education system.

The update of the Portal greatly relies on Informatics Europe members’ data-gathering support. Informatics Europe is extremely thankful to all the colleagues who have contributed to find and interpret data at a national level. If you wish to support Informatics Europe efforts in finding and interpreting your national statistics and making the status of Informatics education in your country better known at a European level, please contact: [email protected]. We welcome any contribution regardless of your country statistics is already featured on the Portal or not.

Access the Portal at You can find here an infographic with the overview of the data available and some examples of data analytics that researchers can make using our higher education statistics.

About Informatics Europe
Informatics Europe represents the public and private research community of Informatics in Europe and neighbouring countries. Bringing together university departments, research laboratories and industry, it creates a strong common voice to safeguard and shape quality research and education in informatics in Europe. With over 150 member institutions across 34 countries, Informatics Europe promotes concerted positions and acts on shared priorities in the areas of education, research, knowledge transfer and social impact of informatics. As a non-profit membership association, Informatics Europe activities are mainly performed by scientist volunteers, who commit personally to promoting our mission and goals.
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