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Graduate Survey 1983

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Müller-Böling, Detlef (Fachgebiet Methoden der empirischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialforschung, Universität Dortmund)
Publication Date
  • D. Mueller-Boeling, Fachgebiet Methoden der empirischen Wirtschafts- und Sozialforschung, Universitaet Dortmund (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
place to study; class; subject of study; job search; job history; gainful occupation
  • Abstract

    Judgement on learning conditions in Dortmund as well as satisfaction with studies. Information on transfer into professional life. Topics: type of entitlement to university admission; vocational training; social origins; earlier desired studies; place of residence before start of course of studies; reasons for choosing Dortmund as city in which to study (scale); financing of studies; working student; attending and judgement on selected courses as well as assessment of the usability of the knowledge provided; desired subjects and topic areas not offered in Dortmund; subject combination in major and reasons for the choice of subjects; reasons for currently preferred subject combination; frequency of conversations with instructors and students; activities in the framework of student self-administration; attitude to student self-administration; satisfaction with choice of subject at the time; judgement on studies at the university of Dortmund; information on activities after conclusion of course of studies and starting to look for work; possibilities used in looking for work; personal efforts for a job in the Dortmund region; most important prerequisites when first looking for work or looking for work in the future; positive effects of selected factors for an application (scale); detailed information on first and current position; time worked each week for a side job; type of initial employment difficulties; annual income; weighting of selected characteristics corresponding to their support in studies or their significance for professional practice; characterization of personal job (scale); average actual time worked each week; job satisfaction; interest in self-employed activity; type of self-employment planned or already undertaken. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; length of studies in major subject semesters; final grade; grade of diploma dissertation; time of receipt of diploma document.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1983
Geographic Coverage
  • Dortmund (DE-NW-DTM)
Sampled Universe
Sample of graduates of the Department of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Dortmund
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 217
    Number of Variables: 497
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1459 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Müller-Böling, Detlef (1985): Absolventenbefragung 1983. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.