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September 2010

23.09.2010 – ZEW (msp/jhs/ggr)

Bachelor Implementation and Its Short-Term Effects

By introducing the Bachelor degree at German universities, political decision makers in Germany hoped, among other things, to overcome the skilled worker shortage. They expected that obtaining a university degree in a shorter period of time, would attract more students to go to university. The Centre of European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim analysed the years 1998 to 2006 and the first findings are sobering. The implementation of the Bachelor degree has neither significantly increased the number of students nor decreased the drop-out rates. read more


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