In a time like the present, when the job market is more competitive than ever, many University choose to expand their training and academic qualification with the completion of a master’s degree. To facilitate access to these lessons graduates unemployed, the Ministry of Education convened again this year aid to cover the full cost of tuition for these studies. They can request them graduates aged 25 to 40 registered as job seekers and which they received benefit or subsidy between January 1 and September 1, 2010. The number of unemployed university graduates in Spain has doubled in the last three years and now reaches a rate of 9.4 per cent, almost double that in other countries of the European Union, according to the annual report of the Foundation knowledge and development (CYD). Access to the labour market is not easy, high unemployment figures that are recorded in our country make professional reintegration opportunities they are increasingly younger and are framed in an environment of high competitiveness among applicants for a post. Improve academic preparation is an advisable measure to promote employment prospects and add new qualifications that open the doors to a wider spectrum of jobs to the curriculum. One of the more common to perform this formative recycling is to initiate studies of some of the more than 2,500 official masters that are taught in Spanish universities.
Help for registration to facilitate access to these teachings to the graduates unemployed, the Ministry of Education convened for the first time for the last academic year 2009-2010 aid to defray the cost of their registration in an official master. For the next academic year, they shall be granted again and will be extended to the degrees of the universities. The amount of this assistance will correspond to the official public price fixed by the different educational administrations for academic services conducive to obtaining of an official master’s degree in the academic year 2010-2011.