Facts and Figures

42%

of male doctoral researchers are employed full-time, compared to only 25 % of female doctoral researchers.

DZHW-Brief 04|2022

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-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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2024-Apr-29

Aktionsrat Bildung veröffentlicht neues Gutachten 2024

Der Aktionsrat Bildung zeigt in seinem neuen Gutachten „Bildung und sozialer Zusammenhalt“, durch ...

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2024-Apr-09

Ausschreibung: W3-S-Professur für „Wissenschaftsforschung“

Das Institut für Bibliotheks- und Informationswissenschaft der Philosophischen Fakultät der Humboldt-Universität zu ...

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2024-Apr-02

Datensatz zu „Die Studierendenbefragung in Deutschland“ (2021) veröffentlicht

Ab sofort steht der Datensatz zu „Die Studierendenbefragung in Deutschland“ als Scientific ...

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Publications

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-May-24 | Publication

Hoffstätter, U., & Weber, A.

Langzeitarchivierung von Forschungsdaten

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10418834

2024-May-24 | Publication

Jusri, R., & Lechner, C.

The level and development of university students’ social integration: personality traits and person-environment fit predict integration with fellow ...

https://doi.org/10.1007/s10734-024-01240-y

2023-Dec-11 | DZHW Brief

Blümel, C., & Vögtle, E. M.

Quo Vadis Science Diplomacy – Wissenschaftsmobilität und -kooperation nach der Zeitenwende

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2024-May-10 | Publication

Schwerter, J., Netz, N., & Hübner, N.

Does instructional time at school influence study time at university? Evidence from an instructional time reform

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econedurev.2024.102526

2024-May-21 | Publication

Fiedler, I., Buchholz, S., & Schaeper, H.

Does gender composition in a field of study matter? Gender disparities in college students’ academic self-concepts

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11162-024-09794-7

Events

2024-Jun-19 - 2023-Jun-20

IAB & DZHW HELM Conference

6th Forum "Higher Education and the Labour Market" (HELM)

Leibnizhaus, Holzmarkt 4-6, Hannover, Germany

Call for Papers

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2024-June-10  04:15-05:30
Research symposium DZHW Hannover

Universities with a Social Purpose: Intentions, Achievements and Challenges

Prof. Dr. V. Santhakumar (Azim Premji University, Bangalore, India)

DZHW, Lange Laube 12, Room 500

Information & Registration

2024-Sep-09 - 2024-Sep-13

9th HERSS Summer School - apply now

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-Jun-25  10:30
Research symposium DZHW Berlin

Self-Evaluation:A Method for the Assessment of Scientific Output

Tolga Yuret (Istanbul Technical University)

online

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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 German Constitution

In the OZUG project, funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the body of knowledge on the Grundgesetz (the german constitution), the most important body of standards in...

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