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 9th HERSS-Summer School with a focus on 'Innovative Methods in Higher Education Research and Science Studies' will take place from September 9th to 13th, 2024 at DZHW in Hannover, Germany. The corresponding call for applications will be published in March 2024.
For more information, you can contact Dr. David Broneske ().

The 8th HERSS-Summer School with a focus on 'Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity in Science and Technology' took place from September 24th to 29th 2023 in Wuppertal.
Please find more information on the HERSS website.

European Summer School for Scientometrics (esss)

The european summer school for scientometrics 2024 will be hosted in Viena by the Universität Wien, Austria. It will take place from September 2nd to 6th 2024. 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, Sapienza Universita de Roma joined in 2022.

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