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CHEPS – the Center for Higher Education Policy Studies – is a research institute at the University of Twente. We offer research, training and consultancies on various aspects of higher education policy, particularly from an international comparative perspective.

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A new job for Dr. Antigoni Papadimitriou

CHEPS congratulates its PhD-alumna Dr. Antigoni Papadimitriou with her new job at Johns Hopkins University! ... read more

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Jorrit Snijder succesfully defended his thesis

Friday, the 17th of June Jorrit Snijder succesfully defended his PhD thesis: Mastering Research: a study about the effectiveness of Research Master programmes in the Netherlands.
To download his thesis, ... read more


Nieuw CHEPS / ITS / ROA onderzoek naar honoursprogramma’s: Haal het beste uit studenten!

CHEPS heeft in samenwerking met het ITS en het ROA in opdracht van het Ministerie van Onderwijs een onderzoek uitgevoerd naar de effecten van excellentieprogramma’s in het hoger onderwijs - de (honours-)programma’s voor studenten die meer uit zichzelf willen en kunnen halen. Welke honours programma’s zijn er? Welke studenten kiezen er voor? ... read more

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Just published: Access and Expansion Post-Massification, edited by Ben Jongbloed and Hans Vossensteyn

The question of access to higher education is undoubtedly the foremost policy issue in higher education. This volume treats that issue by means of a broad range of chapters, written by experienced researchers that offer insights, national strategies and policy examples from around the world. ... read more