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Registration for the conference (online registration on this website) will be opened on 10th of July and will be open until 25th of August 2017.

Call for papers and posters

With this interdisciplinary conference we aim to bring together international experts in higher education and student trajectory research with a focus in quantitative empirical analysis. As the higher education landscape in many countries is currently undergoing significant transformation at a fast pace, we aim to catch a glance on the future of higher education research: Systematic longitudinal research and international comparisons are important elements of higher education research for seizing the change of student populations and higher education institutions from a scientific perspective. The systematic development of a comparative branch of longitudinal research in higher education is an important prerequisite in order to understand pathways into and out of higher education and to investigate economic and non-economic returns to higher education. By gathering international experts in this field, the conference will contribute to developing theories and methods for comparative research based on microlevel longitudinal data in higher education.

Call for Papers

Award for the best paper and poster

Early career researchers are invited to apply for a best paper award (€ 250,-) by submitting a full paper.

Abstract submission (extended deadline)

Abstracts should be submitted by e-mail to until may 30th. Authors are invited to submit:

  • A short abstract (500 words). The abstract must include the names, affiliations, and email-adresses of all authors, up to five key-words and a description of the topic, theoretical background, data and research methods, and (first) findings.
  • If an application for a best paper award is intended (only early career researchers) a full paper (length should not exceed 20 pages) has to be submitted. The full paper must include the names, affiliations, and email-adresses of all authors, up to five key-words and a description of the topic, theoretical background, data and research methods, findings and conclusions.

Notification of acceptance on June 15th.

Information on registration will follow soon.

Program and Keynotes

Keynotes will be held by Stephen DesJardins, University of Michigan, USA, and Moris Triventi, European University Institute, Italy.

Information on program will follow soon.

 

 

 

 

Conference Venue

The conference will be located in the House of Leibniz in Hannover's City Centre. The House of Leibniz is said to be “the most desired photo model in the old town” of Hannover, but despite the beautifully conserved monument character of the building, it serves as a modern and fully equipped conference centre.

Travel

Information on travel to Hannover and accomodation will follow soon.

 

Organization

Scientific committee: Dr. Nicole Tieben (LEAD Tübingen), Dr. Uta Liebeskind (DZHW Hannover)