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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Forschungscluster: Open Science

Der Begriff der Offenen Wissenschaft (Open Science) prägt aktuell viele wissenschaftliche und wissenschaftspolitische Debatten. Open Science ist eine Bewegung aus verschiedenen Initiativen, die...

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Studying in Germany in Corona Times

In der Befragung "Studieren in Deutschland zu Zeiten der Corona-Pandemie" werden die verschiedenen Auswirkungen der Corona-Pandemie auf Studierende an deutschen Hochschulen untersucht und ein...

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