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About the job market

Are you looking for information to help you map out your future (academic) career? Want to learn more about the job market in general or for your particular field? It’s important to stay up to date on the latest job market research and background information.

What is the current job market situation? What can you expect in terms of your future career? It’s important to stay up to date on the latest developments in the job market. What are the requirements for the positions you might be interested in? Do you meet these requirements or is there room for improvement?

The Career Service monitors developments in the job market. Via the LU Career Zone you can access the latest job market research and websites for graduate job-seekers.

Labour Market Survey

Labour Market Perspective – What can you do with your studies in the future?

To provide a satisfactory answer, a study into the job market is conducted every few years. Below you can find a summary of the results of the study of what our alumni, who graduated between January 2012 and December 2015, are doing. This summary also contains useful tips and testimonials.

An employment market survey was also carried out in the Spring of 2012 among the alumni of the Faculty of Humanities who graduated after 2007. The English synopsis is available here.