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About Us

Welcome to the homepage of the Center for International Higher Education Studies!

The research center conducts basic and applied research in the field of the national and international higher education. The center provides a project organizational framework for participants which, taking advantage of the synergies of cooperation, offers opportunities to formulate and carry out new research directions, to participate at national and international research tenders and also to develop higher education-related courses and programmes in the long term. The members of the Center, besides fulfilling their departmental positions, carry out the projects using the resources provided by the projects.

Gergely Kováts , Executive Director CIHES


Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem 

The Center for International Higher Education Studies (CIHES) was established in May 2008 by the resolution of the Council of the Faculty of Economics at Corvinus University of Budapest (CUB).

The Center is an umbrella organization for those researches who are teaching and pursuing research in various fields of higher education at different faculties of CUB. Other esearchers from Hungarian universities can join to the Center, too. One of the goals of the Center is to join European research consortia and to contribute to their results in the analysis of the educational processes with suggestions and proposals.

Research topics include:

  • analysis of the thre-cycle system and the introduction of Bologna-type study programs
  • internationalization of higher education
  • mobility in higher education
  • funding reforms in higher education
  • social dimension of hifger education
  • pedagogical methods, quality assurance

 Central European University, Budapest

Central European University (CEU) from its inception, in 1991, has been a densely international and multicultural graduate education institution. Today its students and alumni represent approximately 150 countries, while academic faculty and staff come from over 30 countries.  CEU also has an extensive record of successfully managed research schemes comprising including EU FP6 and FP7, ERC grants, Marie Curie, and has been coordinator or partner in Erasmus Mundus Programs and over 60 other European and various international research collaborations.


Center for Higher Education Policy Studies (CHEPS), University of Twente, Enschede

CHEPS is a leading research center in Europe in the areas of international higher education. Part of their comparative studies have been published on the reforms and development of the European Higher Education Area.


Debrecen University, Center for Higher Education Research and Development(CHERD)

The Center was established in 2007. Their mission is to analyze research and development problems at the University and in the region.


ELTE Center for Higher Education Management

The Centre organizes workshops in various topics of higher education management monthly .


Institute for Research and Development in Education

The Institute offers its services in the areas of public and higher education.



This interdisciplinary scientific journal publishes results in several educational areas.  


Higher Education Review

This periodical is published by the Educatio Ltd. providing relevant information about the recent development of Hungarian higher education.


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