Sigrun_Nickel
  • Function: Head of Higher Education Research
  • Department: CHE Centre for Higher Education
  • Phone: +49 5241 9761-23
  • E-Mail: Sigrun.Nickel@che.de
  • Assistance: Petra Bischof

Key activities at the CHE

  • Research projects on permeability between vocational and academic education, careers in higher education management, development of young researchers, quality management and evaluation, university governance
  • Excecution of evaluation procedures and activities as a peer
  • Teacher in advanced training courses in Higher Education Management

Higher education and apprenticeship

  • German Studies, Sociology and Education at the University of Münster (Magistra Artium)
  • PhD in Social Science on “Participative Management of Universities” at the University of Klagenfurt/Austria
  • Traineeships as newspaper editor and Consultant for systemic organisational development

Professional experience

  • Education policy editor for the Hamburg local news section of the taz (die tageszeitung) and member of the Management Board
  • Head of the Communication and Strategic University Development section at Hamburg University of Economics and Politics (HWP) and from 1997 member of its Presidential Board
  • Employed on the staff of Hamburg’s Senator for Science (Ministry of Science and Research)
  • Scientific Director of the University Development project (ProUni) at Universität Hamburg
  • Research assistant at the University Research Section of IFF (Faculty for Interdisciplinary Research and Continuing Education) in Vienna/Austria
  • Joined the CHE in 2005

Current advisory and assessor activities

  • Member of body of experts “Permeability between vocational and academic education” consisting of the German Rectors’ Conference (HRK), the Stifterverband für die deutsche Wissenschaft and the Association of German Architects (BDA)
  • Chair of the advisory board of the Centre for Quality Assurance (ZHQE) at the University Duisburg-Essen

Memberships

  • GfHf German Association for Higher Education Research
  • CHER Consortium of Higher Education Researchers
  • DGWF German Association for University Continuing and Distance Education
  • DeGeval Association for Evaluation

Publications

Nickel, Sigrun

Publikationsliste
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Duales Studium: Beliebt, aber es gibt Nachholbedarf (Interview Sigrun Nickel im Deutschlandfunk 20.04.2022) 0.00 KB 1164 downloads

Sigrun Nickel erläutert im Interview mit dem Deutschlandfunk am 20.04.2022 die Situation...
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Länderdaten: Duales Studium in Deutschland 1.32 MB 2676 downloads

Die Situation beim dualen Studium in den Bundesländern auf einen Blick: duales Studienangebot...
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Duales Studium: Umsetzungsmodelle und Entwicklungsbedarfe 5.72 MB 4371 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Pfeiffer, Iris; Fischer, Andreas; Hüsch, Marc; Kiepenheuer-Drechsler,...
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Studium ohne Abitur (Interview mit Sigrun Nickel im Deutschlandfunk vom 28.03.2022) 0.00 KB 1264 downloads

Sigrun Nickel erläutert im Interview mit dem Deutschlandfunk die Situation beim...
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Länderberichte Studieren ohne Abitur 2020 1.57 MB 2342 downloads

Die Situation in den Bundesländern auf einen Blick: Anteil Studienanfänger*innen,...
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Update 2022: Studieren ohne Abitur in Deutschland 895.47 KB 3036 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Thiele, Anna-Lena: Update 2022: Studieren ohne Abitur in Deutschland...
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CHECK - Studienberechtigung über den schulischen und beruflichen Weg 441.89 KB 2255 downloads

Nickel, Sigrun; Thiele, Anna-Lena: CHECK - Studienberechtigung über den schulischen...
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CHE Stellungnahme zum Regierungsentwurf der Novelle des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes 2021 262.06 KB 25160 downloads

Müller, Ulrich; Budde, Jannica; Hachmeister, Cort-Denis; Hegewaldt, Ellen; Nickel,...
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Fakt ist! Volle Bücher, keine Leute – Großbaustelle Handwerk (MDR, 18.10.2021) 0.00 KB 2498 downloads

Wieso haben Schulabgänger wenig Lust auf einen Handwerksberuf? Liegt es wirklich...
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CHE Stellungnahme zur Novelle des Hessischen Hochschulgesetzes 287.06 KB 11835 downloads

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