The International Centre for Higher Education Research-Kassel

INCHER-Kassel is an interdisciplinary research unit of the University of Kassel. Since its establishment in 1978, higher education research at INCHER-Kassel has been combining a broad range of themes and disciplines in addressing the relationships between higher education and its social context. Besides its research projects, INCHER puts a strong emphasis on the support of PhD students and their academic careers. 


  1. In this summer semester, INCHER-Kassel's public lectures thematic spectrum covers framework conditions for higher education institutions - such as stratification and university funding - factors for students’ and graduates’...[more]

  2. Höhle, Ester Ava (2019): Befristung an Universitäten. Eine Analyse von Ursachen im internationalen Vergleich. In: Das Hochschulwesen 67 (1+2), S. 11–17.[more]

  3. Klein, Daniel (2019): Implementing a General Framework for Assessing Interrater Agreement in Stata. In: The Stata Journal: Promoting communications on statistics and Stata 18 (4), S. 871–901.[more]

  4. INCHER-Kassel members are saddened by the death of Ludwig Huber, the longtime chairman of the scientific advisory board of INCHER-Kassel. He passed away on May 10 in Bielefeld suffering from the consequences of a tragic accident....[more]

  5. 9. Mai 2019. Dr. Otto Huether hat seine Habilitation für das Fach Soziologie am Fachbereich Gesellschaftswissenschaften der Universität Kassel nach Probevortrag und Kolloquium erfolgreich abgeschlossen. Wir gratulieren! [more]

  6. Welcome
    vom 13.05.2019

    As a new member at INCHER-Kassel, we introduce Dr. Christian Johann Schmid, who joined our scientific team in April 2019 as the coordinator of the research area "Academic Change." [more]

  7. Seidenschnur, Tim; Krücken, Georg (2019): Constructing the Consultant as a Legitimate Actor: The Role of Active Clients in Universities, In Hokyu Hwang, Jeannette A. Colyvas, Gili S. Drori (eds.): Agents, Actors, Actorhood:...[more]

  8. Neu erschienen:
    vom 03.04.2019

    Klein, Daniel; Schwabe, Ulrike; Stocké, Volker (2019): Studienabbruch im Masterstudium. Erklären akademische und soziale Integration die unterschiedlichen Studienabbruchintentionen zwischen Master- und Bachelorstudierenden? In:...[more]

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