The new Nazi government limits the number of “non-Aryan” students allowed to attend German schools and universities. A decree is issued allowing only 1.5% of new students and no more than 5% of the total student enrolment to be “non-Aryan.”
Nazi Germany announces two laws that lay the foundation for further anti-Jewish persecution: the Law for the Protection of German Blood and German Honour bans relationships and marriages between “Aryans” and “non-Aryans,” and the Reich Citizenship Law strips Jews of their citizenship.
A Polish university introduces a policy requiring Jews to sit separately from other students. In 1937, Polish universities are officially allowed to institute policies of segregation, and most universities force Jews to sit separately from Polish students in segregated areas that became known as “ghetto benches.”
Hungary passes laws based on Germany’s Nuremberg Race Laws. The First Jewish Law (passed in May 1938) and the Second Jewish Law (passed in May 1939) restrict the rights of Jews in business and in certain professions. Jews are no longer allowed to teach in public secondary schools.
Jews are expelled from public schools and universities in Germany.
The Romanian government expels Jews from public schools and universities. Jewish teachers and professors are no longer allowed to teach.
The French government passes two laws (October 1940 and June 1941) banning Jews throughout the occupied and free zones of France from practising in a number of professions, including teaching.
Nazi law prohibits Jewish children in occupied Belgium from attending public school.