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 ihrer Literaturstudie identifizieren Alexandra Hertwig, Anna Kosmützky und Matthias Rhein disziplinäre, thematische und regionale Muster internationaler Forschungszusammenarbeit. DOI: 10.17170/kobra-202102123208[more]

  2. Koopmann et al. applied the HypTrails approach to find out which dimensions of proximity furthers co-authorship in artificial intelligence.[more]

  3. Kosmützky, Anna; Krücken, Georg (2020): Science and Higher Education. In: Betina Hollstein, Rainer Greshoff, Uwe Schimank und Anja Weiß (eds.): Soziologie - Sociology in the German-Speaking World. (Sepcial Issue: Soziologische...[more]

  4. In their new article in "Higher Education Policy" Schneijderberg and Götze present the conceptual approach to researching academics’ societal engagement (ASE) in the cross-country study “Academic Profession in Knowledge Societies...[more]

  5. Using data from the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS), Lars Müller and Daniel Klein examine the extent to which social, ethnic, and gender-specific inequalities in dropout from higher education can be attributed to...[more]

  6. Andreas Rehs, former research fellow at the Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Group was awarded the Junior Researcher Award 2020 by the University of Kassel's Graduate School in Economic Behavior and Governance.[more]

  7. Heute erscheint der neue Bundesbericht Wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs (BuWiN), der eine Bestandsaufnahme zur Situation junger Forscher*innen in Deutschland liefert. Das INCHER-Kassel hat zusammen mit dem DZHW und dem Regionalen...[more]

  8. Pineda, Pedro; Seidenschnur, Tim (2021): Translating Student Evaluation of Teaching. How Discourse and Cultural environments Pressure Rationalizing Procedures. In: Studies in Higher Education, 1–17 (online first).[more]

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