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.

Recent Projects


New Data, New Knowledge? Infrastructures of Performance Measurement in Science (NEDA)

In cooperation with the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW), the BMBF-funded junior...

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Capacity Building for a European Graduate Tracking Initiative

The project aims at improving the capacities of EU and EEA countries to participate in a forthcoming European Graduate Tracking Initiative. European countries...

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