REFUGEES: The roots of prejudice in the fight for jobs

Immigration By 5 octubre, 2015 No Comments

by Robin Chater – Secretary-General of the Federation of International Employers and Stefanie Claudia Müller

Accroding to the book “The Roots of Prejudice” by Arnold Rose prejudice is essentially a rational reaction to a world where demand for opportunities outstrips supply. If you are a white male and you can persuade your employer to consider females and non-white job applicants as inherently inferior then your own chances of securing a desired job are immediately increased. 

GERMAN LABOUR MARKET: Immigrants are welcome

Immigration, Jobs By 4 octubre, 2015 No Comments

Finding a full-time job in Germany as a foreigner can be tough. While the number of international graduates is constantly increasing and a majority of them wishes to stay in Germany to work, only 25 percent succeed in finding full-time employment. Antti Kapanen from the HTW Berlin is an expert on this topic.  In the six-week online course “Employability”students and graduates in Germany get concrete tools to be succesful in the jobsearch.

PARIS: Institute of Technology

Study By 3 octubre, 2015 No Comments

ParisTech – the Paris Institute of Technology – is one of the collegiate universities in France. Its oldest college was founded in 1741. Nowadays, it gathers 11 of the best French engineering schools, covering nearly the whole spectrum of engineering science, and 1 business school. Currently, there are 18,900 students (31% of whom are foreign students).

MADRID: Complutense University

Study By 3 octubre, 2015 No Comments

The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) is one of the oldest universities in the world founded in 1499. The range of educational degrees offered at the Complutense University is one of the most complete in Europe and includes a wide variety of specialty areas. The degrees are grouped into five areas of knowledge: Arts and Humanities, Sciences, Health Sciences, Social and Legal Sciences, and Engineering.