Facts and Figures

24.3%

of all of foreign scientists funded by German institutions in 2018 who came on temporary research visits to Germany were from Eastern Europe.

Wissenschaft weltoffen 2020

German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies

The German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) carries out application-oriented empirical research. Our work focuses on two main fields: research on higher education, including analyses of students' and graduates' experiences, issues relating to life-long learning, steering and funding, and research into the scientific world and academic organisations. The Centre sees itself as part of the scientific community and is a service provider for higher education institutions and policy-makers.

News

Announcements

2024-Jul-04

Aufnahme eines Hochschulstudiums hängt immer noch von der Bildungsherkunft ab

Von 100 Kindern aus akademisch gebildeten Familien beginnen 78 ein Hochschulstudium. Bei nicht-akademisch gebildeten ...

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2024-Jun-27

Karriereverläufe Promovierender und Promovierter in Deutschland: Neues Panel ermöglicht Analysen akademischer Karrierewege

Die Studie Nacaps (National Academics ...

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2024-Jun-17

Veröffentlichung des Bildungsberichts 2024

Die vergangene Dekade war geprägt von steigenden Studierenden- und Absolvent*innenzahlen. Dieses starke Wachstum ist ...

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2024-May-21

Wissenschaftsfreiheit unter Druck?

Wie steht es um die Wissenschaftsfreiheit weltweit? Was umfasst die Wissenschaftsfreiheit im Grundgesetz – und vor welchen Herausforderungen stehen wir? Welche ...

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2024-May-16

Von Hassrede bis Morddrohungen: Anfeindungen in der Wissenschaft sind ernstzunehmendes Problem

Populistische Kampagnen, Hassrede & sogar Morddrohungen – Forscher*innen waren besonders während ...

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2024-Apr-30

Größte Promovierendenstudie veröffentlicht neue Ergebnisse im Datenportal

Die größte deutsche Promovierendenstudie Nacaps (National Academics Panel Study) stellt neue Befragungsergebnisse vor. ...

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Publications

2024-Jul-03 | DZHW Brief

Kracke, N., Schwabe, U., & Buchholz, S.

Neuer Bildungstrichter: Trotz Akademisierungsschub immer noch ungleicher Zugang zur Hochschule

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2024-Jul-17 | Publication

Trennt, F.

Should I stay or should I go?

 

2024-Jul-17 | Publication

Janson, K., Krempkow, R., & Thiedig, C.

Was beeinflusst die Nutzung von Daten für die Qualitätsentwicklung der Lehre?

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2024-Mar-27 | DZHW Brief

Gottburgsen, A., & Jungbauer-Gans, M.

„Diversität“ in Befragungen des Deutschen Zentrums für Hochschul- und Wissenschaftsforschung

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2024-Jul-12 | Publication

Broneske, D., Kittan, S., & Krüger, J.

Sharing software-evolution datasets: Practices, challenges, and recommendations

https://doi.org/10.1145/3660798

2024-Jul-16 | Publication

Hauschildt (Ed.), K., Gwosć, C., Schirmer, H., Mandl, S., & Menz, C.

Social and Economic Conditions of Student Life in Europe. EUROSTUDENT 8 Synopsis of Indicators 2021–2024.

https://doi.org/10.3278/6001920ew

Events

2024-Sep-09 - 2024-Sep-13

9th HERSS Summer School

Conti Hochhaus, Königsworther Platz 1, Hannover, Germany

The Summer School "Innovative Methods in Higher Education Research and Science Studies" will take place from September 9 to 13, 2024, at DZHW, Hannover, Germany.

Current Summer School

2024-Jul-12  12:15 to 01:00 PM (CEST)

CS3 Meeting Talks

Tell me what you read, and I will tell you who you are: a novel method for measuring ideology using web browsing data

Oriol Bosch (Oxford University)

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2024-July-27  04:15-05:30
Research symposium DZHW Hannover

Who leaves academia? Gender differences in the field of German sociology

Dr. Isabel Habicht (Bergische Universität Wuppertal)

LCSS, Lange Laube 32, Room 201

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Projects

Start of the project: 2024-Feb-01

Explanations for the declining rate of German students temporarily studying abroad (ERRASTUD)

Despite numerous political initiatives to increase international student mobility and despite the benefits of...

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Start of the project: 2024-Jan-01

Appointment law and practice in a German federal states comparison (BuBiL)

Securing and expanding university autonomy is one of the core demands that Berlin's universities repeatedly make to the Berlin Senate Administration....

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Start of the project: 2023-Dec-15

Akademische Redefreiheit (AkaReF)

Under keywords such as "threat to (academic) freedom of speech", "cancel culture" or "new sensitivity" towards other positions, there has been increasing discussion in recent years about the state...

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Start of the project: 2023-Dec-01

CS3 Lab for Computational Survey and Social Science

CS3 lab for Computational Survey and Social Science is an interdisciplinary group of researchers from various fields assembling expert knowledge in survey...

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Start of the project: 2023-Nov-01

Students at private higher education institutions as a blind spot in higher education research

Higher education in Germany is becoming increasingly privatised. More and more first-year students are opting to...

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Start of the project: 2023-Sept-01

Open Access to the German Constitution

In the OZUG project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the body of knowledge on the Basic Law (the German constitution), the most important legal norms in the...

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