Higher Education System

Project: WISIH – social innovations from higher education institutions

WISIH stands for “Paths and indicators of social innovations for higher education institutions”. In the field of Nursing Science and in Occupational, Organisational and Business Psychology, examples of social innovation are collected; paths and indicators are identified; and an indicator model based on the findings is tested in practice.
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Interview: “I generally consider universities of applied sciences to be a success story.”

Germany’s first universities of applied sciences were established in 1969. In its “Campus und Karriere” (Campus and Careers) programme, the broadcaster Deutschlandfunk discussed the role and the future of this type of university with experts. Among the guest speakers were Muriel Helbig (President of TH Lübeck), Karim Khakzar (Fulda University of Applied Sciences) and CHE Executive Director Frank Ziegele. Discussion on the topic of “Celebrating 50 years of universities of applied sciences”, held on 5 January 2019  Go to programme

Commemorative publication

“Celebrating 50 years of universities of applied sciences”
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Women currently account for 21 per cent of all IT students at German higher education institutions. A survey of computer science students conducted by the CHE Centre for Higher Education investigates the reasons for this disparity, and ways to counteract it. Go to download

Find out more in our video: Women in IT – Three fields of action for getting female students interested in IT degree programmes.

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Prof. Dr. Frank Ziegele
Prof. Dr. Frank Ziegele Executive Director

Prof. Dr. Frank Ziegele

Executive Director
Dr. Isabel Roessler
Dr. Isabel Roessler Senior Project Manager

Dr. Isabel Roessler

Senior Project Manager
Dr. Sigrun Nickel
Dr. Sigrun Nickel Head of Higher Education Research

Dr. Sigrun Nickel

Head of Higher Education Research
Cort-Denis Hachmeister
Cort-Denis Hachmeister Senior Expert Data Analysis

Cort-Denis Hachmeister

Senior Expert Data Analysis
Dr. Jörg Dräger
Dr. Jörg Dräger Executive Director

Dr. Jörg Dräger

Executive Director