Professorship for Quantitative Research on Higher Education

Prof. em. Dr. Hans-Dieter Daniel


The Professorship engages in higher education research from the perspective of the social sciences, social psychology in particular. In addition to social science research methods, the research draws upon social psychology theories on social judgment formation and decision-making in groups and organizations as a basis for the investigation of issues in university policy and practice.

Change of Perspective

In the interview series "Perspektivwechsel" of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Prof. em. Dr. Hans-Dieter Daniel provides insights into the situation and framework conditions of science and university research in Switzerland.


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