Harald Schomburg

Harald Schomburg, trained as a social scientist, is the key researcher of the International Centre for Higher Education Research (INCHER-Kassel) at the University Kassel (Germany) in areas of higher education and employment, survey methods and quantitative data analysis. He played a major role in the longitudinal study on the impact of study conditions and provisions on careers and job assignments in Germany and in the survey on the relationships between higher education and employment in 11 European countries and Japan (CHEERS Project). For more than a decade, he was active in consultancy and conducting training programs for scholars and administrators wishing to undertake graduate surveys as a feedback for their own university. He wrote two handbooks on the methods of undertaking graduate surveys and conducted training programs in Africa, Asia and Latin America.