The Future of Higher Education Research Centre joined a European research network

With the lead of the Danish higher education research centre called Centre for Higher Education Futures (CHEF) an international project („European Universities – Critical Futures”) has been started in 2019. The project is supported from Danish fund. The FHERC is the 18th member of this network next to the other 17 European higher education research centres. The goal of this project is to reconsider the role of the universities in the midst of changing political and social situations. The work will contain three main areas:…

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Our colleague got a national and a Fullbright scholarship

Our colleague, Dr. habil. Katalin Fehér, senior research fellow has won two premium research scholarship. As part of the Fulbright Research Fellowship she will conduct research on the effects of new media applications of artificial intelligence at Drexel University in Philadelphia in 2020. She has also been awarded the Bolyai János Research Fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences for three years studying the adaptations of digital influence models with comparative method.

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Special Issue Editorial about Future of Higher Education

  Gábor Király and Zsuzsanna Géring, leaders of FHERC, were guest editors at Futures of a special issue called ’Future of Higher Education’. Their Editorial has been published in spring 2019. In the article, they identify certain global trends that create significant challenges to higher education, such as climate change, global migration flows, political tensions, depression epidemic, digitalisation and robotisation. Presently, the future is highly uncertain, especially because it is far from clear how the interplay of these trends will reshape both the social fabric and…

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