Orbis scholae is an academic journal published by Charles University, Prague. It features articles on school education in the wider socio-cultural context. It aims to contribute to our understanding and the development of school education, and to the reflection of teaching practice and educational policy.

ORBIS SCHOLAE, Vol 5 No 1 (2011), 71–94

Charakteristiky vysokoškolského vzdělávání a profesní úspěch

[Characteristics of higher education and career success]

Radim Ryška, Martin Zelenka

DOI: https://doi.org/10.14712/23363177.2018.75
announced: 21. 02. 2018


The labor market represents one of the significant interactions for higher education. How the characteristics of study and training are changing can be well observed on graduates from recent years because their position when entering the labor market was affected by the phenomena associated with the economic crisis. Using two large data sets dealing with employability of graduates in the labor market and evaluation of obtained education, article is analyzing factors that contribute to the professional success of higher education graduates and examines the characteristics of higher education in relation with employability of graduates in the labor market. With that the article contributes to knowledge in one of the main areas of research of graduates employability, which is the search for factors of higher education that are important for graduates success in professional life.

keywords: higher education graduates, transition to the labor market, characteristics of study program, professional success

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ISSN: 1802-4637
E-ISSN: 2336-3177