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Welcome to Professorship of Higher Education

Our vision: Pursuing Excellence & Global Reach through talent development, inspiring collaborations, openness & diversity

The chair of Higher Education focuses on academic work and organizational transformation in the context of changing institutional environment.

Drawing on the sociological theories the chair explores the issues of

  • professional autonomy and resistance, academic roles and disciplinary cultures,
  • academic entrepreneurship,
  • the dynamics of governance and management of higher education institutions, and
  • evaluation of research and quality enhancement in higher education.

News

Seminars for the summer semester 2019

We want you!

16.01.2019 – Dear students, applications for seminars in the summer semester are coming up! You can find all information regarding the seminars of the Professorship of Higher Education on our teaching website.
We are looking forward to your applications!

 

Another year comes to the end...

Ein kleiner Tannenbaum wünscht ein frohes Fest

21.12.2018 – ...and we wish you a merry christmas and a happy new year!

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen (University of Oslo, Norway)

Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen

12.12.2018 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Peter Maassen (University of Oslo) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, January 16, 2019, Prof. Maassen will give a talk with the title "Convergence in university reform agendas, divergence in university organization and governance".
Time and place: January 16, 2019 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Dr. Lena Weber (Paderborn University, Germany)

Dr. Lena Weber

05.11.2018 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Dr. Lena Weber (Paderborn University) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, December 5, 2018, Lena Weber will give a talk with the title "Exzellenzkriterien und Geschlechterungleichheiten in der unternehmerischen Universität".
Time and place: December 5, 2018 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Cancelled: Guest talk by Dr. Anne J. MacLachlan (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Anne J. MacLachlan

22.10.2018 – This talk had to be cancelled! For further information about coming colloquia please refer to

 

New publication by Prof. Liudvika Leišytė and Anna-Lena Rose

Cover of the book: Training engineers for innovation

11.10.2018 – Swimming with sharks without being eaten: How engineering students can learn creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.
Read more in: Terkowsky, Claudius; Haertel, Tobias; Rose, Anna-Lena; Leisyte, Liudvika; May, Dominik (2018): Swimming with sharks without being eaten: How engineering students can learn creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and innovation. In: Denis Lemaître (Ed.): Training Engineers for Innovation. (Innovation, entrepreneurship and management series). London: ISTE, pp. 147-176). ISBN: 978-1-78630-356-1.

 

An invited talk of Prof. Liudvika Leišytė at the conference "Hochschulsteuerung und Wissenschaftsfreiheit" in Essen

Conference "Hochschulsteuerung und Wissenschaftsfreiheit"

08.10.2018 – Prof. Leišytė will give a talk titled "Strukturveränderungen im US-amerikanischen Hochschulsystem" at the conference "Hochschulsteuerung und Wissenschaftsfreiheit" on October 11, 2018. In her talk, she describes the structural changes in the US higher education system and highlights the resulting challenges for the management of higher education institutions. The conference is organized by the Association for the Promotion of German and International Scientific Law (Verein zur Förderung des deutschen & internationalen Wissenschaftrechts) and will take place at the University of Duisburg-Essen.

 

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Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte

Consultation hours

By appointment

Please contact the secretariat:
Mrs Anika Lander
Tel.: +49 (0)231 755 5526
Fax: +49 (0)231 755 5543

Secretariat: office hours

Monday: 12:30 to 16:30
Tuesday: 12:30 to 16:30
Thursday: 12:30 to 16:30
Friday: 12:30 to 16:30

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