EUROSTUDENT RESEARCHERS’ FORUM this week in Vilnius

Greetings from Vilnius, Lithuania, where more than 70 researchers from 28 different European countries participating in EUROSTUDENT VI are gathering this week to dig a bit deeper into the data they have been gathering over the years about student life in Europe! EUROSTUDENT Researchers' Forum aims to provide up-to-date knowledge about the relevant higher education … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT RESEARCHERS’ FORUM this week in Vilnius

EUROSTUDENT DATA: DELAYED ENTRY INTO HIGHER EDUCATION

In this blog post we are looking at delayed entry into higher education: students who enter higher education with a delay of more than 24 months after leaving school for the first time. We are interested to know if some students’ groups delay their higher education enrolment more often compared to others? Luckily EUROSTUDENT data … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT DATA: DELAYED ENTRY INTO HIGHER EDUCATION

EUROSTUDENT DATA: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOBILITY IN ARMENIA, GEORGIA, RUSSIA AND UKRAINE

International mobility of students is an important topic in the EUROSTUDENT project. In the last project round Armenia, Georgia, Russia, and Ukraine took part in EUROSTUDENT for the first time – reason enough to take a closer look at the mobility of students of these countries. The data presented below stem from the fifth round … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT DATA: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT MOBILITY IN ARMENIA, GEORGIA, RUSSIA AND UKRAINE

WHY BOTHER WITH DATA WEIGHTING?

Why does EUROSTUDENT put so much emphasis on the weighting of the national survey data? The US presidential election just provided an answer Martin Unger, IHS-Vienna, EUROSTUDENT Consortium The University of Southern California is polling the presidential election in the US on a daily basis using a panel of voters (it is published in the … Continue reading WHY BOTHER WITH DATA WEIGHTING?

DATA: INCOME AND PURCHASING POWER OF STUDENTS IN EUROPE

How much money do students in Europe have at their disposal? Sufficient funds are an important condition for taking up and successfully completing higher education studies. Students’ income is therefore an important aspect for the EUROSTUDENT project in order to depict the social dimension of higher education in the different EUROSTUDENT countries (see Fig. 1) … Continue reading DATA: INCOME AND PURCHASING POWER OF STUDENTS IN EUROPE