Germany

German research institution offers cash for null results

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German research institution seeks to "nudge the process."

Questions raised about Chinese contract with German university

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China can reduce or halt funding if any element of the program contravenes Chinese law.

University of Göttingen loses a president to protest

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Faculty leaders said he'd been selected in a "clandestine" way.

Germany's path to excellence for higher education

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The country's hopes are built on competition.

The modern German university is satirized in film

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At a fictional institution, officials obsess over assessments of research quality, pander to donors and equate educating students with job training.

Questions raised about role of Roman Catholic Church in study of abusers in Germany

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Team of scholars uncovered thousands of suspected abusers, but some say they would have found more if not for the limits they accepted on their work.

German universities pacifism is challenged by new government efforts

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Many institutions shun military research, but government wants their help in bolstering defenses.

Germany's far right attacks German universities

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Using tropes common in the U.S. and Britain, the Alternative for Germany has accused institutions of being in thrall to the far left.

German rector faced death threats and car crash after free speech dispute

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After incidents involving anti-immigrant speaker, university leader found his car sabotaged.

In Germany, students are more satisfied at universities with high marks for research

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Elite status having nothing to do with the student experience rubs off on perceptions -- even if this is irrational, study finds.

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