Summer Schools

DZHW is involved in two Summer Schools in the field of higher education research and science studies. Both summer schools take place annually at different locations in Germany or Europe.

Summer School in Higher Education Research and Science Studies (HERSS)

The 7th HERSS-Summer School with a focus on 'Transformation of Higher Education' took place from 26 to 30 September 2022 at zhb Center for Higher Education, TU Dortmund University, Germany.
Please find more information on the HERSS website.

The 8th HERSS-Summer School will take place in September 2023 at the University of Wuppertal. For more information, please contact Prof. Dr. Thomas Heinze, Chair Organizational Sociology, University of Wuppertal.

European Summer School for Scientometrics (esss)

Due to the covid crisis the european summer school for scientometrics 2021 will be an online event! It will take place from September 20th-24th 2021. You can find more information on the esss website.

In 2010 the University of Vienna, the German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW) and the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven joined cooperatively to found the European Summer School for Scientometrics (esss). Since 2017 the EC3metrics Group of the University of Granada has become an official partner.

esss offers training covering major aspects of quantitative analysis of science and technology and is especially designed for the needs of science policy makers, research quality managers, scientists and information specialists & librarians.

Attendees can expect a sound overview of state-of-the-art scientometric methods and the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the most commonly used data bases, to learn how to construct relevant indicators and how to interpret the data. Theoretically imparted knowledge will be consolidated in hands-on trainings whenever suitable in order to guarantee a sustainable learning experience.

Participants will challenge themselves academically, gain crucial experience, advance their careers and experience knowledge sharing and exchange of ideas with esss staff, lecturers and other participants.

Contact HERSS

Monika Jungbauer-Gans
Prof. Dr. Monika Jungbauer-Gans 0511 450670-910
Filiz Gülal
Dr. Filiz Gülal office 0511 450670-939

Contact esss

Stephan Stahlschmidt
Dr. Stephan Stahlschmidt 030 2064177-18