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Hugo Horta
Faculty of Education, The University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong

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Pedro Teixeira
CIPES – Centre for Research in Higher Education Policies
Matosinhos, Portugal
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Barbara Sporn
WU Vienna University of Econonics and Business
Vienna, Austria


Emanuela Reale
Institute for Research on Firm and Growth CERIS - CNR
Rome, Italy


Georg Krücken
INCHER, University of Kassel


Simon Marginson
UCL Institute of Education, University College London
United Kingdom


Taru Siekkinen
Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä
Jyväskylä, Finland


Terhi Nokkala
Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä



1988 to 1990 and 1992 to 1998
Ulrich Teichler (Germany)


1990 to 1991
Guy Neave (UK, France)


1991 to 1992
Jean-Claude Eicher (France)


1998 to 2001
Oliver Fulton (United Kingdom)


2001 to 2006
Alberto Amaral (Portugal)


2006 to 2013
Christine Musselin (France)


2013 to 2015
Patrick Clancy (Ireland)


2015 to 2017
Jussi Välimaa (Finland)


2017 to 2021
Gaële Goastellec (Switzerland)


2021 – …
Hugo Horta (The University of Hong Kong)

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1988 to 1992
Frans van Vught (The Netherlands)


1992 to 1999
Peter Maassen (The Netherlands)


1999 to 2005
Jürgen Enders (Germany, The Netherlands)


2006 to 2013
Barbara M. Kehm (Germany)


2013 to 2022
Pedro N. Teixeira (Portugal)


2022 – …
Maria João Rosa (Portugal)

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News & Announcements

2022 CHER Conference Keynote speech

The 2022 Ulrich Teichler Keynote Lecture, given by Professor Jussi Välimaa, Professor in Educational Studies and Director of the Finnish Institute for Educational Research at the University of Jyväskylä...


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Call for contributions to Theory and Method in Higher Education Research

Ten volumes of this annual series – and its predecessor – have now been published by Emerald since 2013 (https://www.emerald.com/insight/publication/issn/2056-3752). We are now seeking contributions for...


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The CHER 34th annual conference is now taking place!!

The CHER 34th annual conference started early this morning, bringing together researchers from different countries all over the world to jointly discuss the latest research topics...


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Upcoming Conferences

CHER 35th Annual Conference


Vienna calling... Dear members of the CHER community,   We are happy to announce that the CHER 35th Annual Conference will take place in Vienna from August 30th to September 1st...

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CHER 34th Annual Conference


We are very happy to inform you that the CHER 34th annual Conference – CHER2022 will take place on September 1-2, 2022. The theme of the...

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