Growing expectations placed on universities
04.04.2019

Growing expectations placed on universities

The list of requirements placed on universities is long. They are expected to make higher education available to a growing number of students, attract new social groups to study programmes and meet di...

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HRK Senate calls for programme for applied research
13.03.2019

HRK Senate calls for programme for applied research

Germany needs broader funding of applied research for universities of all types. The Senate of the HRK has affirmed this position in a statement adopted yesterday and is calling for an appropriate fun...

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New HRK publication supports universities in their language policy
06.03.2019

New HRK publication supports universities in their language policy

"Language policy is a complex and much discussed topic at our universities," said HRK-President Peter-André Alt in light of the publication of the HRK document ‘Institutionelle Sprachenpolitik an Hoch...

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“Structural disadvantages” - HRK event on women in academia
28.02.2019

“Structural disadvantages” - HRK event on women in academia

Women in academia are still subject to structural disadvantages. At an event hosted by the HRK and the University of Göttingen, female university leaders exchanged ideas with female politicians and bu...

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