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January 2012

24.01.2012 – ZEW (jhs/kbo)

Excellence Labels and University Rankings Influence University Choice Only to a Moderate Extent

The university choice of highly skilled applicants is influenced by university rankings as well as by the German quality label "University of Excellence". However, compared to other criteria, excellence and rankings play a rather minor role. The university's proximity to the parents' place of residence is still the most important factor concerning the decision for a university. This is shown by a current study of the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research. read more


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