1. USA - Harvard Univ.
2. USA - Yale Univ.
3. Great Britain - Univ. of Cambridge
4. Great Britain - Univ. of Oxford
5. USA - Stanford Univ.
6. USA - Mass. Institute of Technology
7. USA - Columbia Univ.
8. USA - Princeton Univ.
9. Great Britain - Imperial College London
10. Germany - Goethe-Univ. Frankfurt am Main
11. China - Peking Univ.
12. Germany - Univ. Heidelberg
13. France - H.E.C. Paris
14. Japan - Tokyo Institute of Technology
15. Great Britain - London School of Economics
16. Great Britain - Univ. College London
17. USA - Boston Univ.
18. Switzerland - Univ. St. Gallen
19. USA - California Institute of Technology
20. France - École Normale Supérieure Paris
21. USA - Univ. of Chicago
22. USA - Brown University
23. Japan - Univ. of Tokyo
24. Canada - Univ. of Toronto
25. USA - Univ. of California, Berkeley
26. USA - Duke Univ.
27. France - École Polytechnique ParisTech
28. China - Fudan Univ.
29. Canada - McGill Univ.
30. Canada - Univ. of Montreal, H.E.C Montreal
31. France - École des Mines ParisTech
32. Australia - Monash Univ.
33. Australia - Australian National Univ.
34. Spain - Univ. de Navarra
35. India - Indian Institute of Science
36. Singapore - National University of Singapore
37. USA - New York Univ.
38. Great Britain - King's College London
39. USA - Univ. of Pennsylvania
40. France - Ecole Centrale Paris
41. USA - Dartmouth College
42. Great Britain - Univ. of Edinburgh
43. Spain - IE Univ.
44. China - Shanghai Jiao Tong Univ.
45. Usa- University of California, Los Angeles
46. Hong Kong - Hong Kong Univ. of Sciences and Tech.
47. Japan - Kyoto Univ.
48. Italy - Bocconi Univ.
49. Australia - Univ. of Sydney
50. Germany - TU Munchen
51. Switzerland - Univ. Basel
52. Germany - Univ. Mannheim
53. Canada - McMaster Univ.
54. Sweden - Stockholms Univ.
55. Switzerland - Swiss Federal Inst. of Tech. Zurich
56. Canada - Queen's Univ.
57. Switzerland - Univ. de Lausanne
58. Belgium - Univ. Gent
59. USA - Johns Hopkins Univ.
60. Great Britain - Univ. of Birmingham
61. Germany - Ludwig-Maximilians-Univ. München
62. France – ESSEC
63. Switzerland - Zürich Univ.
64. Belgium - Katholieke Univ. Leuven
65. France - École de Management de Lyon
66. Australia - Univ. of New South Wales
67. USA - Northwestern Univ.
68. USA - Georgetown Univ.
69. Netherlands - TU Eindhoven
70. Great Britain - Univ. of Nottingham
71. Great Britain - Univ. of Manchester
72. USA - University of Southern California
73. Sweden - Goteborgs Univ.
74. Switzerland - Univ. Bern
75. France - ESCP Europe
76. Germany - Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
77. Denmark - Univ. of Copenhagen
78. Germany - Georg-August-Universität
79. France - Univ. Paris Sud
80. Sweden - Karolinska Institutet
81. The Netherland - Rjksuniversiteit Groningen
82. USA - Carnegie Mellon Univ.
83. USA - Boston College
84. China - Tsinghua Univ.
85. Canada - Univ. of Western Ontario
86. Netherland - Technische Univ. Delft
87. USA - Cornell Univ.
88. Germany - Univ. zu Köln
89. Australia - Macquarie Univ.
90. USA - Univ. of North Carolina
91. USA - Univ. of Virginia
92. USA - Michigan State Univ.
93. Italy - Politecnico di Milano
94. USA - Arizona State Univ.
95. Brazil - Fundação Getulio Vargas
96. USA - Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor
97. USA - Purdue Univ.
98. Sweden - Handelshogskolan i Stockholm
99. Sweden - Lunds Univ.
100. The Netherland - Technische Univ. Eindhoven
101. Japan - Waseda Univ.
102. USA - Washington Univ.
103. Finland - Univ. of Helsinki
104. USA - Texas A&M Univ.
105. France - Sciences Po Paris
106. Japan - Keio Univ.
107. USA - Brigham Young Univ.
108. Canada - Univ. of Waterloo
109. Hong Kong - The Chinese Univ. of Hong Kong
110. Mexico - Tecnológico de Monterrey
111. Ireland - Trinity College Dublin
112. Brazil - Univ. de São Paulo
113. Mexico - Univ. Nacional Autónoma de México
114. USA - Univ. of Washington
115. Great Britain - Univ. of Bristol
116. France - Univ. de Paris Dauphine
117. South Africa - Univ. of Cape Town
118. USA - Brandeis Univ.
119. USA - Case Western Reserve Univ.
120. USA - Ohio State Univ.
121. USA - Univ. of California, San Francisco
122. USA - Univ. of Texas, Austin
123. USA - Univ. of Arizona
124. USA - Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
125. Great Britain - Univ. of Bath
126. Israel - The Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem
127. Japan - Osaka University
128. USA - Univ. of California, San Diego
129. South Korea - Korea Adv. Inst. of Sciences and Tech.
130. Spain - Univ. Ramón Llull
131. USA - Emory Univ.
132. USA - Rice Univ.
133. USA - Univ. of South Carolina
134. USA - Vanderbilt Univ.
135. Great Britain - Univ. of Warwick
136. France – EDHEC
137. USA - Univ. of Florida
138. Great Britain - Univ. of Durham
139. South Africa - Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesb.
140. USA - Rutgers Univ.
141. USA - Univ. of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
142. USA - Univ. of Maryland
143. USA - Univ. of Notre Dame
144. USA - Univ. of Minnesota
145. Japan – Hitotsubashi
146. USA - Univ. of Pittsburgh
147. South Korea - Seoul National University
148. India- Indian School of Business
149. Italy - Scuola Normale Superiore Pisa
150. Russia- Moscow State University
The research had as objective to answer the following questions: - what are the ideal qualities of a young graduate? - what are the qualities for long-term employment? - what universities produce the world’s best graduates?
The Global Employability Rankings and Ideal Young Graduate’ survey were carried out in two field phases.
The Ideal Young Graduate:
The first field phase took place from 18th May -7th June 2012. More than 2,500 respondents from 20 countries participated in the personalized online survey.
The countries represented are: Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, the Netherlands, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.
Participants were recruiters selected according to the following criteria:
The Global Employability University Ranking
The respondents to the Ideal Young Graduate Survey were also asked to vote for their countries’ top universities which resulted in the production of 20 national rankings each featuring in their country reports and collectively in the main report
Those respondents that were also involved in international recruitment were also asked to select their top 3 world universities for the Global Employability University Ranking. International recruiters cast votes.
Between June 2012 and September 2012, 2200 top executives ( Chairmen , Directors, CEO’s, MD’s ) selected amongst the top 1000 companies in 10 countries were also asked to select their top 3 world universities from the list of local rankings produced in the first phase, to which they could add any other names of their choices.
The countries selected for canvassing were Australia, Canada , China, France, Germany , Italy, Switzerland, Spain, United Kingdom, United States.
All the votes from both waves were compiled and a 50% ponderation from previous ranking was also included , thus giving a total of 11 655 votes.