Frank Ziegele

Key activities at the CHE

  • University and higher education management
  • Higher education funding and controlling
  • Change and strategy processes at HEIs
  • National and international University Ranking, e.g. 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.



Schneller, höher, stärker? 5. April 2022 90.98 KB 17415 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Schneller, höher, stärker?, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management,...

Nur im Zusammenspiel 7. March 2022 105.85 KB 16168 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Nur im Zusammenspiel, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management, Ausgabe...

Wechselfehler 7. February 2022 216.23 KB 33609 downloads

Ziegele, Frank: Wechselfehler, in: DUZ Wissenschaft & Management, Ausgabe 01/2022,...

CHE Kurzimpuls: DATI – Gestaltungsfragen und Grundprinzipien einer Transferagentur fürs deutsche Hochschulsystem 18. January 2022 459.10 KB 52143 downloads

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

Lasst euch helfen 6. December 2021 58.91 KB 70771 downloads

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

Personalentwicklung im Wissenschafts- und Hochschulmanagement 30. November 2021 0.00 KB 33334 downloads

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

Professionelles Personalmanagement für Postdocs notwendig 8. November 2021 64.54 KB 62580 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 3. November 2021 0.00 KB 16240 downloads

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

CHE Stellungnahme zum Regierungsentwurf der Novelle des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes 2021 26. October 2021 262.06 KB 115435 downloads

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

Exportschlager Fachhochschulen 11. October 2021 141.70 KB 18578 downloads

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