74% of students plan to work as an employee right after completion of their studies;
Almost 11% of students plan to work on themselves and become entrepreneurs immediately after graduation;
51% of students intend to become entrepreneurs 5 years after graduation;
In Russia, the proportion of potential entrepreneurs (i.e., those who already try to start their own business) among students is 27%, which is 6% higher than in the international sample, and the share of active entrepreneurs (i.e., those who already manage their own business) is up to 8%;
Compared to 2011, the number of potential entrepreneurs among Russian students increased by 5%;
55% of the students did not attend any course on entrepreneurship at all;
19% of students plan to start their business alone, and 32% of students plan to establish a company together with a partner;
Also, gender differences were identified: the percentage of those wishing to become entrepreneurs right after graduation is higher among men (16% versus 8% of women), but 5 years later, these figures changes, and the percentage of potential entrepreneurs among men and women is equalized;
More than 25% of students are from entrepreneurial families, and the proportion of students-future entrepreneurs whose parents (at least one) have their own business, constitutes 57%.
The Russian report for 2016 contains important results on various aspects of the development of student entrepreneurship, as well as a comparison with the international sample, that may be of interest to a wide range of readers.