Götze, Nicolai

Address International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel)
University of Kassel
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Nicolai Götze is a researcher and doctoral candidate at INCHER-Kassel. He works in the comparative international project "Changing Academic Profession in the Knowledge Society" (APIKS), since July 2016. The APIKS-project investigates changing practices of the academic profession (and higher education organisations) in relation to the (developing) global knowledge society and economy.

Nicolai holds a M. A. in Social Science and Social Research from Philipps-University Marburg. In August 2015 he started working at INCHER-Kassel in in the BMBF-funded research project "Quality assurance of studying and teaching via processes of accreditation and evaluation", and taught in the field of sociological theories at the University of Marburg. His research focuses on the scientific and academic research in its relationship to science and society. Already in his Bachelor-thesis, entitled "Quality Assurance and Gouvernmentality" he had been doing research on the reorganization of the university within a changing political economy. In addition, he is engaged in network analysis and bibliometrics, the quantitative social research and sociological theory with emphasis on sociology of knowledge , organizational- and network-theory and post-structuralism.


Steinhardt, Isabel; Schneijderberg, Christian; Götze, Nicolai; Baumann, Janosch; Krücken, Georg (2016). Mapping the quality assurance of teaching and learning in higher education: the emergence of a specialty? In: Higher Education. doi:10.1007/s10734-016-0045-5