The German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) carries out application-oriented empirical research in the field of higher education research and science studies. DZHW also provides research-based services for policy-makers in higher education and science. Another of its tasks is to provide research infrastructure for national and international higher education research and science studies. DZHW is committed to politically independent research of excellent quality. Its research work and service provision are organised by topic and content into four research areas. It also contains several research clusters that work on cross-departmental focus topics.

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Junior Research Group: Mobility of the Highly Skilled

Die räumliche Mobilität von Studierenden und Hochschulabsolvent*innen gilt in der europäischen Hochschul-, Wissenschafts- und Wirtschaftspolitik als ein...

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Digitalisierung und Metrifizierung der Wissenschaft durch plattformbasierte Infrastrukturen

Dieses Projekt untersucht den Zusammenhang zwischen Prozessen der Plattformisierung und der Herausbildung neuer...

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