Dr. Christian Schneijderberg

Address International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel)
University of Kassel
Moenchebergstr. 17
D-34109 Kassel
Telephone +49 561 804-2491
Telefax +49 561 804-7415
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Christian is on leave from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. In winter semester 2020/21 and summer term 2021 he is the temporary replacement for the professorship "Sociology, Methods and Techniques of Empirical Social Research" at RWTH Aachen University. He can be reached via the INCHER email address.


I am a sociologist with the main areas of work in

  • Higher Education and Science Studies and
  • Sociology of Knowledge, especially focusing on sociology of conventions / orders of worth (Boltanski and Thévenot).

As coordinator of research on "Innovation und Transfer" I am currently involved in the following cooperative research projects:

Since January 2020, I am associate editor of Studies in Higher Education.

I was asked to review manuscripts by European Journal of Higher Education, Higher Education, Higher Education Policy, International Journal of Management in Education, Organization Studies, Palgrave Communications, Science and Public Policy, Studies in Higher Education, “The Changing Academy – The Changing Academic Profession in International Comparative Perspective” (book), Zeitschrift für Evaluation and Zeitschrift für Hochschulentwicklung.