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?
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
It is time for an update on the sixth round of EUROSTUDENT! In the picture above you can see the consortium of EUROSTUDENT meeting in Hanover, Germany on September 5-6, 2016 to discuss the current state of the project and the tasks that lie ahead. Here is a little overview for you: EUROSTUDENT field phase … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT update: September 2016
This blog will provide a quarterly round-up of interesting news, articles, reports, events and more that have caught our eye and are related to higher education, especially the social and economic condition of student life and the social dimension of higher education in the European Higher Education Area. Have you read any interesting news or … Continue reading News round-up: social dimension in higher education. Summer/Autumn 2016
Although it is already 2016 and we are working on the sixth round of EUROSTUDENT, it is good to look back a bit and see how EUROSTUDENT project began 22 years ago and has been developing so far. What started as a pilot project with only 4 countries in 1994 is now an international network … Continue reading EUROSTUDENT – 22 years and counting
In February 2017 all national research teams participating in the sixth round of EUROSTUDENT will gather in Vilnius, Lithuania to dig a bit deeper into the data they have been gathering over the years about student life in Europe. The forum aims to provide up-to-date knowledge about the relevant higher education and social dimension issues … Continue reading Digging Deeper – EUROSTUDENT Researchers’ Forum coming up!
National teams have been quite creative in addressing potential survey participants. Here are some of the posters used in different countries participating in EUROSTUDENT VI to inform students and motivate them to fill in the survey. This gallery below includes posters from Germany, Malta, France, Ireland, Austria, Poland and Estonia.