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Author Schomburg, Harald.

Title Higher education and graduate employment in Europe : results from graduate surveys from twelve countries / by Harald Schomburg and Ulrich Teichler.

Published Dordrecht : Springer, 2006.

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 UniM Bund  331.11423094 SCHO {Bund81 20190820}    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 168 pages : numerous illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Higher education dynamics ; v. 15.
Higher education dynamics ; v. 15.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical reference (pages [143]-150)
Contents 1 Developments, Prior Research and the Concepts of this Study 3 -- 1.1 Debates and Research 3 -- 1.2 Concept of the Project 8 -- 1.3 Contents of this Volume 19 -- 2 Methods Used 21 -- 2.2 Research Instrument 21 -- 2.3 Target Group of the Study 22 -- 2.4 Survey Process 23 -- 2.5 Participation in the Graduate Survey 23 -- 2.6 Standard Questionnaire and National Variations 25 -- 2.7 Data Analysis 26 -- 2.8 Interview Studies 26 -- 2.9 Overall Project Coordination and Cooperation 26 -- 2.10 Survey Eight Years After Graduation 28 -- 3 Educational Paths and Attainments 29 -- 3.2 Gender 29 -- 3.3 Educational Attainment of the Parents 30 -- 3.4 Foreigners 31 -- 3.5 Years of Schooling 31 -- 3.6 Kind of Secondary Education 31 -- 3.7 Activities Before First Enrolment 32 -- 3.8 Age at the Time of Enrolment in Higher Education 33 -- 4 Course of Study 35 -- 4.1 Type of Degree 35 -- 4.2 Field of Study 36 -- 4.3 Duration of Study 38 -- 4.4 Age at the Time of Graduation 39 -- 4.5 Graduation Quota 40 -- 4.6 Study Conditions and Provision 40 -- 4.7 Rating of Study Conditions and Study Provision 42 -- 4.8 Study Activities 45 -- 4.9 Activities Besides Study 45 -- 4.10 Relationship between Work Experience and Content of Study 47 -- 4.11 Foreign Language Proficiency and Computer Knowledge 48 -- 4.12 Study Abroad 49 -- 5 Job Search, Transition to Employment and Early Career 51 -- 5.1 Job Search 51 -- 5.2 Timing of Job Search 52 -- 5.3 Length of Job Search 53 -- 5.4 Number of Contacts with Employers 56 -- 5.5 Methods of Job Search 58 -- 5.6 Time between Graduation and First Employment 61 -- 6 Early Career 65 -- 6.1 Activities in the First 3[Fraction12] Years After Graduation 65 -- 6.2 Predominant Activities Since Graduation 76 -- 6.3 Job Mobility 77 -- 6.4 Transition to a Permanent Job? 78 -- 6.5 Impact of First Job on Subsequent Employment 79 -- 7 Employment Several Years After Graduation 81 -- 7.1 Major Activity 81 -- 7.2 Unemployment 81 -- 7.3 Working Time 83 -- 7.4 Temporary Contracts 84 -- 7.5 Economic Sector of Employment 85 -- 7.6 Public or Private Sector 88 -- 7.7 Self-employment 89 -- 7.8 Job Title 90 -- 7.9 Income 91 -- 8 Competences and Work Assignments 93 -- 8.1 Recruitment Criteria 93 -- 8.2 Competences at Time of Graduation 96 -- 8.3 Work Requirements 97 -- 8.4 Utility of Studies 102 -- 8.5 International Competences 102 -- 9 Match between Education and Employment 105 -- 9.1 Relevance of the Field of Study 105 -- 9.2 Use of Knowledge and Skills 107 -- 9.3 Appropriateness of Level of Education 107 -- 9.4 Reasons for Inappropriate Position 108 -- 9.5 Fulfilled Expectations 109 -- 9.6 Proportion of Graduates Facing Problems 110 -- 10 Orientations and Job Satisfaction 113 -- 10.1 Life Goals 113 -- 10.2 Work Orientation 114 -- 10.3 Professional Situation 117 -- 10.4 Job Satisfaction 118 -- 11 Career Relevant Aspects 119 -- 11.1 Initial and Continuing Professional Education 119 -- 11.2 International Mobility 125 -- 11.3 Family Situation 128 -- 11.4 Regional Disparities 130 -- 12 Major Findings and Policy Implications 133 -- 12.1 Aims and Methods of the Study 133 -- 12.2 Success in Transition, Employment and Work 135 -- 12.3 Studies as Preparation for Subsequent Employment and Work 137 -- 12.4 European and International Diversity and Disparity 139 -- 12.5 Strength and Limits of the Study and Prospects 141 -- Literature 143.
Other author Teichler, Ulrich.
Subject College graduates -- Employment -- Europe.
Universities and colleges -- Europe.
Career education -- Europe.
ISBN 1402051530 (hd.bd.)
9781402051531 (hd.bd.)