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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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New Reports on Structural Reforms in Higher Education for DG EAC

CHEPS together with CHEGG have completed an international comparative study on “Structural Higher Education Reform: Design and Evaluation”. This research was conducted for DG EAC of the European Commission and is presented in ... read more

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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