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. On Friday March 10 a delegation from INCHER-Kassel met with colleagues from the Centre for Higher Education Governance Ghent (CHEGG) (, a higher education research centre at Ghent University in Belgium....[more]

  2. Impulsreferat von Prof. Dr. Georg Krücken: „Internationalisierungserfahrungen – eine persönliche Reflexion“ anlässlich des QPL-Forums am 14.02.2017 an der Universität Kassel[more]

  3. In the context of the german-mexican year 2016/2017 a Mexican delegation of the Universidad Autónoma del Estado de Hidalgo (UAEH) has been visiting the University of Kassel between January 30th and 31st ,  2017. After the...[more]

  4. Higher Education Governance and Policy: Multi-issue, Multi-level, and Multi-actor Dynamics (special issue of Policy and Society ; vol 26, no. 1, 2017) edited by Meng-Hsuan Chou, Jens Jungblut, Pauline Ravinet, Martina Vukasovic [more]

  5. Newly published
    vom 08.03.2017

    Machado-Taylor, Maria de Lourdes; Soares, Virgílio Meira; TEICHLER, Ulrich (Hg.) (2017): Challenges and Options. Cham: Springer International Publishing (The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International...[more]

  6. Jungblut, Jens ; Deanna Rexe: (2017): Higher education policy in Canada and Germany: Assessing multi-level and multi-actor coordination bodies for policy-making in federal systems Policy and Society. S. 1–18. DOI:...[more]

  7. February 2017: INCHER-Kassel researcher Jens Jungblut joins the Editorial board of The Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management[more]

  8. Dr. Sabine Maasen, Professorin für Wissenschaftssoziologie an der Technischen Universität München und Direktorin des MCTS, ist seit Januar 2015 Mitglied des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats des INCHER-Kassel.[more]

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