HIEST researchers are focused on higher education policy and practices. The team studies the academic profession, academic work and careers, equity, intersectionality, internationalisation, mobility, migration, doctoral education, international higher education assessments, university-enterprise collaboration, and the economics of education in particular.
HIEST brings together the most international, crossdisciplinary team at FIER, across all career stages to discuss the most recent developments in the field. It supports the career progression of our members, serves as a key hub for the intersecting networks of team members while providing an intellectually stimulating environment for new ideas. HIEST members include the editors of three major journals.