Graduates’ employment condition

This report of AlmaLaurea is the result of the monitoring of graduates’ access to the labour market within the 5 years after graduation. It is a very important tool for evaluating the effectiveness of the academic system and for assessing the attitude of the labour market towards graduates.

19th Survey (2017) - Graduates’ employment condition

The 19th Survey on Graduates’ Employment Conditions has involved overall 620,000 graduates from 71 Universities. The Survey refers to 262,000 2015 post reform first and second level graduates interviewed at one year from graduation; all the 2013 second level graduates (109,000) interviewed at three years from the achievement of the degree and all the 2011 second level graduates (103,000) investigated at five years from the completion of their studies. Finally, two specific investigations, usually run by AlmaLaurea, have focused on the first-level graduates of 2013 and 2011 that did not continue their university studies (81,000 and 66,000), interviewed respectively at three and five years after graduation.

The profile on graduates’ employment condition is divided into 10 sections:

  • Surveyed group
  • Postgraduate training
  • Employment condition
  • Access to the labour market
  • Characteristics of the current job
  • Characteristics of the company
  • Earnings
  • Use and need for a degree within the current job
  • Degree effectiveness and satisfaction for the current job
  • Search for a job

19th Survey (2017) - Graduates’ employment condition

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