eurograduate

Final Seminar of the EUROGRADUATE Feasibility Study
March 15th 2016, Berlin, Germany

PROGRAMME

8:30-9:00 Registration and welcome coffee
9:00-9:10 Opening of the seminar, Monika Jungbauer-Gans and Kai Mühleck, DZHW (German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies)
9:10-9:30 Key results & recommendations of the EUROGRADUATE Feasibility Study, Kai Mühleck, DZHW
9:30-9:50 Proposal for a EUROGRADUATE Full Study, Rolf van der Velden, ROA (Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market of Maastricht University)
9:50-10:00 Brief discussion
10:00-10:30 Views of decision-makers
- Statement by the European Commission, Simon Roy, Directorate General for Education and Culture
- Statement by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Frank Petrikowski
10:30-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:15 Statements by representatives of the project's boards
- Stakeholders Board, Michael Gaebel, European University Association
- Scientific Board, Fernando Reis, Eurostat
11:15-11:45 Presentation "The influence of the first job placement on long-term professional success of higher education graduates - evidence from a panel study", Kolja Briedis, DZHW
11:45-12:15 Presentation "Comparative graduate research and policy implications", Jim Allen and Christoph Meng, ROA
12:15-12:30 Brief discussion
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-16:00 Parallel workshops: Towards a EUROGRADUATE full study
 Workshop I: Topics and uses of a EUROGRADUATE full study
Target group
Decision-makers, stakeholder organisation representatives, HE professionals, and other persons using results and data of graduate studies

Contents
  • What should data and results of a EUROGRADUATE full study be able to tell you? What would you want to use it for?
  • Does the proposed EUROGRADUATE full study fulfil your needs? Do you see any shortcomings?
  • Do the suggested topics for a EUROGRADUATE full study (core topics and specific topics for individual waves and rounds) reflect your interests? Would you suggest further topics?
  • Would your country/organisation want to participate in a EUROGRADUATE full study? Do you see any problems in the participation of your country/organisation in a EUROGRADUATE full study?
 Workshop II: Collecting the data for a EUROGRADUATE full study
Target group
Researchers involved in conducting national-level graduate studies and other data providers

Contents
  • Do you agree with the design of the proposed EUROGRADUATE full study? Where do you disagree? Would you suggest any changes?
  • How could/would your national-level study relate to a EUROGRADUATE full study?
  • Would your country/organisation want to participate in a EUROGRADUATE full study? Do you see any problems in the participation of your country/organisation in a EUROGRADUATE full study?
16:00-16:45 Reports from the workshops, overall wrap-up & outlook
From 16:45 on Wine and finger food reception and opportunity to become a member of the EUROGRADUATE info network