Jump label

Service navigation

Main navigation

You are here:

Main content

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 departments "Disability and Studies", "Foreign Languages", "Academic 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.
zhb news:

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

 

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leišytė receives the Emerald Literati Award 2018

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leisyte receives the Emerald Literati Award 2018

30.08.2018 – Prof. Liudvika Leišytė was awarded with the Highly Commended Paper Emerald Literati Award 2018 for her article in Learning Organization: Leisyte, L., Vilkas, M., Staniskiene, E. & Zostautiene, D. (2017). Balancing countervailing processes at a Lithuanian university. The Learning Organization, 24(5), 327-339.
The article focuses on understanding the countervailing processes for enhancing academic excellence and market-orientation processes of standardisation and performance management at a university. This article shows how and if organisational learning occurs balancing these two processes in the university setting.

 

Invitation to the guest talk by María Alejandra Tejada (University of Twente, the Netherlands)

María Alejandra Tejada

19.12.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by María Alejandra Tejada (University of Twente) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, she will give a talk with the title "University Research Governance: the pressure to publish and its effects (tensions) in the context of scholarly output in Colombia".
Time and place: January 10, 2018 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

We welcome our new guest scholar Dr. Nino Kopaleishvili

Dr. Nino Kopaleishvili

09.11.2017 – Nino Kopaleishvili will be part of our team from November 2017. She is funded by the KAAD (Katholischer Akademischer Ausländer-Dienst) and during her six-month stay at zhb, she will conduct her postdoctoral research project "Impact of Quality Assessment on Organizational Transformation of Universities: Reimagining university’s organizational culture" at the chair of Higher Education.
Dr. Kopaleishvili comes to us from Georgia and the purpose of her research project is to study organizational transformation of German and Georgian universities, examine similarities and differences of "archetypes", describe and compare internal quality assessment at universities and determine its impact on organizational development.

 

Invitation to the guest talk by Prof. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba & Barbara Scharrer

Prof. Dr. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba, Barbara Scharrer, Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leišytė, Anna-Lena Rose

09.11.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the guest talk by Prof. Dr. Vilmantė Kumpikaitė-Valiūnienė, Dr. Jurga Duobienė, Dr. Kęstutis Duoba (Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania) & Barbara Scharrer ( (University of Latvia, Latvia; GSK Stockmann, München, Germany) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Title of the talk is "Possibilities and Challenges of the Adjustment of Expatriates – Comparative Perspectives from the Baltic States and Germany".
Time and place: November 29, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 Uhr / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Invitation to the talk by Dr. Mehwish Waheed at Higher Education Research Colloquium

Dr. Mehwish Waheed

23.10.2017 – It is our pleasure to invite you to the talk by Dr. Mehwish Waheed (Humboldt Fellow at the Professorship of Higher Education) at the zhb Higher Education Research Colloquium Series. Dr. Waheed's presentation draws on students' perception of quality of knowledge gained from e-learning content and presents a 5-dimensional scale to evaluate knowledge quality.
Time and place: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 / 16:00-17:30 h / zhb / Vogelpothsweg 78 / CDI building / room 114

 

Further News

Sub content

Information on seminars and colloquia

Higher Education Research Colloquium Series:

Go to "Higher Education Research Colloquium Series"

 

Current continuing education program for teachers:

View program

 

In-company continuing education for the first semester 2018:

View program

 

Event schedule for (continuing) education in university didactics for winter semester 2018/19:

View schedule