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Welcome to the Center for Higher Education

The Center for Higher Education (Zentrum für Hochschulbildung, zhb) is a central scientific unit consisting of the four service departments "Disability and Studies", "Foreign Languages", "Teaching & Faculty Development" and "Continuing Education". These departments offer you a variety of seminars, coaching programs as well as education programs. These are closely linked to three university chairs where comprehensive research is conducted on the services offered, ensuring that you will receive the latest research findings at first hand.

 

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Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Cecilia Policsek (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Dr. Cecilia Policsek

18.05.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Cecilia Policsek (Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Cecilia Policsek will give a talk with the title "Educational quality through performance measurement lenses. Remarks about the Romanian case".
Time and place: June 7, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Prof. Carla Millar (Ashridge at Hult International Business School, UK)

Prof. Dr. Carla Millar

24.04.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Carla Millar (Ashridge at Hult International Business School, UK; University of Twente, NL). Carla Millar will give a talk with the title "Corporate governance and the impact of women on boards".
Time and place: May 9, 2017 / 14:15-15:45 h / SRG 1 / Friedrich-Wöhler-Weg 6 / Room 2.028

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Oili-Helena Ylijoki (University of Tampere, Finland)

Dr. Oili-Helena Ylijoki

24.04.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Oili-Helena Ylijoki (University of Tampere) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Oili-Helena Ylijoki will give a talk with the title "Trapped in scheduled time, longing for timeless time. A temporal approach to academic work".
Time and place: May 17, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Project "Interdisciplinarity in German Universities" starts in April, 2017

Logo of Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR)

03.04.2017 – "Interdisciplinarity in German Universities" is funded by the Mercator Research Center Ruhr (MERCUR). Under the direction of Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte the project aims to understand the antecedents of the rise of interdisciplinarity in and its effect on German universities. The project uses a mixed method approach and will carry out case studies of German universities. The study will provide policy recommendations for German universities which will identify the structures and policies that could further promote interdisciplinary collaboration within and between these universities.

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Terhi Nokkala (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Dr. Terhi Nokkala

22.03.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Terhi Nokkala (Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Terhi Nokkala will give a talk with the title "Gender, academic career and international mobility - narratives of navigating the family and internationality in an academic career in Finland".
Time and place: April 19, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Jani Ursin (University of Jyväskylä, Finland)

Dr. Jani Ursin

05.01.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Jani Ursin (Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Jani Ursin will give a talk with the title "Academic work and identities in the 21st century".
Time and place: February 8, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

New book chapter by Anna-Lena Rose and Liudvika Leisyte

Titelblatt-Ausschnitt der Publikation "International faculty in higher education"

02.01.2017 – Just published: Rose, Anna-Lena; Leisyte, Liudvika (2017): Integrating international academic staff into the local academic context in Lithuania and Estonia. In: Yudkevich, Maria; Altbach, P. G.; Rumbley, L. E. (Eds.): International faculty in higher education: comparative perspectives on recruitment, integration, and impact. Routledge, pp. 101-123.

 
Further News

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Information on seminars and colloquia

Higher Education Research Colloquium Series in summer semester 2017;

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New continuing education program for teachers for school semester 2016/17 now online;

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In-company continuing education for the second semester 2016 now online;

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Event schedule for (continuing) education in university didactics for summer semester 2017 now online;

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