Involvement & Results

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To the Questionnaire

So far 29,3 percent of all graduates have responded.

Participation quotas for previously completed surveys and response rates from current surveys are available. Please refer to the methods report, created for each class, for information on response rates at the subject level.

Information on Surveys Till Now

Abschlussjahrgang 2015

Class of 2014

  • The survey will take place from October 2015 to February 2016.
  • The target group includes all degrees from winter semester 2013/2014 and summer semester 2014, no doctoral degrees.
  • Current response rate: 25.1 percent (year prior: 8.4 percent)
  • Response rate of all 60 universities: 38 percent (range: 0 to 65 percent)
  • Details about the response rates (de)

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Class of 2013

  • The survey will take place from October 2014 to February 2015.
  • The target group includes all degrees from winter semester 2012/2013 and summer semester 2013, no doctoral degrees.
  • Current response rate: 37 percent (year prior: 39 percent)
  • Response rate of all 65 universities: 38 percent (range: 0 to 62 percent)
  • Details about the response rates (de)

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Class of 2012

  • The survey will take place from October 2013 to February 2014.
  • The target group includes all degrees from winter semester 2011/2012 and summer semester 2012, no doctoral degrees.
  • Current response rate:36 percent (year prior: 39 percent)
  • Response rate of all 72 universities: 34 percent (range: 12 to62 percent)
  • Details about the response rates (de)
  • The methods report is expected to be published in October 2014 and the results report in October 2015

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Class of 2011

The class of 2011 survey starts September 2012 and will end in February 2013. We currently ask all alumni from this year to provide our team with their current email address .

  • The graduate survey took place from October 2012 to February 2013.
  • The target group includes all degrees from Winter Semester 2010/2011 or Summer Semester 2011, no doctoral degrees included
  • The current response rate is 45 percent. The response rate of the previous year was 45 percent.
  • The response rate of all 72 universities is 40 percent (ranging from 22 percent to 66 percent).
  • Information about the Response Rates (de)
  • The methods report and results report are expected to be published in October 2013.

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Class of 2010

  • RWTH Graduate Survey 2012 from September 2011 to February 2012
  • All degrees from Winter Semester 2009/2010 and Summer Semester 2010, no doctoral degrees
  • Responses of Survey Participants: Development and Comparison to Other Universities (de)
  • Methods report and report of results expected October 2012

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Class of 2009

  • RWTH Graduate Survey 2011 from September 2010 to February 2011
  • All degrees from Winter Semester 2008/2009 and Summer Semester 2009, no doctoral degrees.

Methods Report of the Class of 2009 Survey (de)

Class of 2008

  • RWTH Graduate Survey 2010 from September 2009 to February 2010
  • All degrees from Winter Semester 2007/2008 and Summer Semester 2008, no doctoral degrees

Methods Report of the Class of 2008 Survey (de)

Class of 2007

First Survey in 2010 (about one to two years after graduation)

  • RWTH Graduate Survey 2009 from September 2008 to February 2009
  • All degrees from Winter Semester 2006/2007 and Summer Semester 2007
  • No doctoral degrees

Methods Report of the Class of 2007 Survey (de)

Short Report on the Class of 2007 Survey (de)

Long Report on the Class of 2007 Survey (de)

Second Survey (about three years after the first survey)

  • RWTH Graduate Survey 2012 from September 2011 to February 2012
  • All graduates from the class of 2007 are surveyed, who expressed wishes to participate in another survey during the first one.
  • Methods Report expected October 2012
  • Report of Results expected October 2012

Class of 2007 Response (de)