Private Higher Education in a Dominantly Public Sector

The Case of Germany

  • Barbara M. Kehm Leibniz Center for Science and Society (LCSS), Leibniz University of Hannover
Keywords: Private higher education, motives for founding, public debate, size of the sector, role of state and nonstate actors

Abstract

This article presents the role of private higher education in Germany. It includes some statistics about the size of the sector compared to the public sector, discusses motives for establishing and running a private higher education institution, and focusses on the public debates and perceptions about the private sector.

Author Biography

Barbara M. Kehm, Leibniz Center for Science and Society (LCSS), Leibniz University of Hannover

Barbara M. Kehm is a Fellow at Leibniz Center for Science and Society (LCSS), Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany. Email: bmkehm@t-online.de

Published
2022-01-07
How to Cite
Kehm, B. (2022). Private Higher Education in a Dominantly Public Sector. International Higher Education, (109), 32-33. Retrieved from https://ejournals.bc.edu/index.php/ihe/article/view/14501
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