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Erasmus Mundus Survey 2010
Page 2 of 28 Overview Procedure 2010 and Participants Survey Results 2010 and Selected Results of the Long-term Study ( ) –Erasmus Mundus Students and the EU –Career Step “Erasmus Mundus”? –Erasmus Mundus as a Networking Opportunity? –The International Experience “Erasmus Mundus” –Erasmus Mundus – Already a Well-Known Brand? In a Nutshell…
Page 3 of 28 Procedure 2010 and Participants
Page 4 of 28 Procedure 2010 Online Questionnaire, open from February until April Target Group –Erasmus Mundus Students –Erasmus Mundus Alumni Data acquisition – invitation and reminder to all EMA- members –Invitation via regional chapters –Link online available over EMA-website –Incentive: Book voucher, drawing in June
Page 5 of 28 Who Took Part in the Survey so far? Number of Participants in total (since 2007): N= 2,192 –Students: 68.5%, Graduates: 31.5% –58.8% male, 41.2% female Number of Participants (2010): 667 Sample represents EMMC Students and Graduates in terms of –EU-/ non-EU-citicenship –Field of study
Page 6 of 28 Who studies what? Q: Erasmus Mundus Master Course (EMMC) Students choose different courses – depending on their origin Most of the non-EU citizens study engineering & natural sciences, whereas the EU citizens prefer Humanities and Social Sciences.
Page 7 of 28 Survey Results 2010 and selected Results of the Long-term Study ( )
Page 8 of 28 Erasmus Mundus Students and the EU – A Promising Relationship
Page 9 of 28 The European Union: The Place to Be? Q: How do you rate the EU as a study destination? Participants in 2010 Graduates rate the study destination EU significantly more positive than students (t=-3,21, df=664, p< 0.05). This positive estimation does not differ among EU and non EU citizens.
Page 10 of % of Non-EU Citizens Stay in the EU Right After Graduation – Why? Most (and especially engineers/natural scientists 66,7%) stay because of better job opportunities and because they like the EU working environment. Graduates participating in 2010 Q: What are the reasons for your decision to stay?
Page 11 of 28 And Why Do Others Leave Europe? Q: What the the reasons for leaving Europe? Graduates participating in 2010 Most leave for private reasons (home or family) or because of visa/work permission and language issues.
Page 12 of 28 Career Step “Erasmus Mundus”?
Page 13 of 28 Hard Facts on Graduates‘ Career Situation The salary after EMMC is higher than before and tends to rise with the years after graduation. Q: What is / was your annual gross salary? Before Erasmus Mundus
Page 14 of 28 What Do the Graduates Do? Q: What is your current occupation?
Page 15 of 28 After EMMC: It‘s Not All About the Business Q: In what type of company / organisation do you work?
Page 16 of 28 Erasmus Mundus as a Networking Opportunity
Page 17 of 28 What Role Does Erasmus Mundus Play when it Comes to Networking? Q: Speaking of your current professional networks, which of the following are your most important sources for networking? Graduates participating in 2010
Page 18 of 28 Networking Opportunity “Erasmus Mundus“ – Depending on the Field of Study? Q: How would you judge your EM time as a networking opportunity for lasting professional relationships? Graduates participating in 2010 good / very good
Page 19 of 28 Friends for Life through Erasmus Mundus? Q: “I have made a lot of friends during EMMC who I will probably stay in touch with.” App. 25% of students find a partner during EMMC.
Page 20 of 28 The International Experience “Erasmus Mundus”
Page 21 of 28 Q: How do you rate the integration activities? Though the proportion of graduates who rate the integration activities as (very) good is continuously high, there is an increasing number of graduates who are dissatisfied with the integration activities. Does Erasmus Mundus Make You Feel at Home?
Page 22 of 28 Erasmus Mundus vs. Local Students? Q: In how many of your courses are / were local students? Participants in 2010
Page 23 of 28 Erasmus Mundus – Already a Well-Known Brand?
Page 24 of 28 Promoters of Erasmus Mundus While EU citizens get informed by their universities, for non EU citizens internet and friends are important promoters of the EMMC. Participants in 2010 Q: How did you hear about the EMMC?
Page 25 of 28 Who Knows What Is Erasmus Mundus? Q: How well known is EM in your home country?
Page 26 of 28 In a Nutshell…
Page 27 of 28 Erasmus Mundus – A Success Story No doubt Erasmus Mundus is a great chance in terms of students‘ career, often fostering an academic career Erasmus Mundus offers great opportunities to develop private and professional networks; in some courses even more than in others Erasmus Mundus has already been extablished as a better known brand; however, there is more good news to spread!
Page 28 of 28 Contact: Beate Huber Fritz Schäffer Promenade 1 D Passau