Martin Humburg is a PhD-student at the Research Centre for Education and the Labour Market (ROA) at Maastricht University. He studied International Relations in Berlin, Paris, Dresden and Lille and holds a Master degree in International Relations from Free University Berlin (2006). Before joining ROA, Martin Humburg worked as a research associate at the Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency Hannover (ZEvA) where he managed quality audits of higher education study programmes. His PhD thesis focuses on the role of skills in graduates’ transition from higher education to work. He is currently involved in the OECD PIAAC project, the Cedefop Skillsnet network on skill demand and supply forecasting and a EU-funded project on employers’ perspective on graduate employability.