Frank Ziegele

Key activities at the CHE

  • University and higher education management
  • Higher education funding and controlling
  • Change and strategy processes at HEIs
  • University Ranking
  • U-Multirank
  • International comparative studies and applied university research
  • Social responsibility of HEIs
  • Development of higher education systems

Higher education

  • Business Administration at the University of Hohenheim
  • PhD in “Universities and financial autonomy” at Ruhr University Bochum

Professional experience

  • Research assistant at the Chair of Public Finance at Ruhr University Bochum
  • Part-time lecturer at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences, Bremen University of Applied Sciences, the University of Oldenburg, Danube University Krems and the German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer
  • Managing Director of CHE Consult
  • Professor of Higher Education and Research Management at Osnabrück University of Applied Sciences. Director of the MBA Higher Education and Research Management and Master in Research and Innovation in Higher Education degree programmes
  • Joined the CHE in 1996

Current advisory and editing activities

  • Co-editor of the journals “Wissenschaftsmanagement” and “Application-Oriented Higher Education Research”
  • Advisory board for continuing education at the Center for Science and Research Management (ZWM) Speyer
  • Advisory board for E-Journal “Wissenschaft & Management” (DUZ Medienhaus)
  • Advisory board FORTRAMA Forschungs- und Transfermanagement e.V.


Ziegele, Frank


CHE Kurzimpuls: DATI – Gestaltungsfragen und Grundprinzipien einer Transferagentur fürs deutsche Hochschulsystem 459.10 KB 762 downloads

Roessler, Isabel; Ziegele, Frank; Müller, Ulrich: CHE Kurzimpuls: DATI – Gestaltungsfragen...

Lasst euch helfen 58.91 KB 4574 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Lasst euch helfen, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management, Ausgabe...

Personalentwicklung im Wissenschafts- und Hochschulmanagement 0.00 KB 5493 downloads

Janson, Kerstin und Ziegele, Frank (2021): Personalentwicklung im Wissenschafts-...

Professionelles Personalmanagement für Postdocs notwendig 64.54 KB 6213 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Professionelles Personalmanagement für Postdocs notwendig, in: DUZ...

Financing Higher Education in Germany and Europe: Performance-oriented Models of State Funding and Institutional Resource Allocation 0.00 KB 3642 downloads

Ziegele, Frank; Mordhorst, Lisa: Financing Higher Education in Germany and Europe: Performance-oriented...

CHE Stellungnahme zum Regierungsentwurf der Novelle des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes 2021 262.06 KB 6498 downloads

Müller, Ulrich; Budde, Jannica; Hachmeister, Cort-Denis; Hegewaldt, Ellen; Nickel,...

Exportschlager Fachhochschulen 141.70 KB 3041 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Exportschlager Fachhochschulen, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management,...

The Election of University Rectors in Germany: New Processes to Support Strategic Leadership 0.00 KB 0 downloads

Ziegele, Frank; Kunkel, Frederic: The Election of University Rectors in Germany:...

Gebt Lehrerbildung eine Chance 62.32 KB 5717 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Gebt Lehrerbildung eine Chance, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management,...

CHE Stellungnahme zur Novelle des Niedersächsischen Hochschulgesetzes 189.23 KB 5723 downloads

Müller, Ulrich; Ziegele, Frank; Budde, Jannica; Kremer, Silvia:  Stellungnahme...