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researcher , higher education educator

Ulrich Christian Teichler, higher education educator, researcher. Recipient Council International Educational Exchange prize, 1997, Comenicus prize United Nations Educational, 1998, German Academic Exchange Service Erasmus Special prize, 2008.


Teichler, Ulrich Christian was born on July 23, 1942 in Stettin, Germany. Son of Johannes and Erika (Petersen) Teichler.


Diplom-Soziologe, Free University Berlin, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Bremen, 1975. Doctor (honorary), University Turku, Finland, 2006.


Research fellow Max-Planck Institute Educational Research, Berlin, 1968-1978. Guest researcher National Institute Educational Research, Tokyo, 1970-1972. Professor for research on higher education and work University Kassel, Hessen, Germany, since 1978, vice president, 1980-1982, director international center higher education research, since 1978.

Fellow Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study, Wassenaar, 1985-1986. Visiting professor School Education and Social Policy Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1986-1992. Japan Systems, Applications and Products fellow Nagoya University, 1992.

Professor College Europe, Bruges, 1994-1996, Hiroshima University, 2004. Visiting research professor Open University, since 2007.



Member Higher Education Council State Bremen, 1981-1985.Recipient Council International Ednl. Exchange prize, 1997. Member German Association Asian Studies (research county 1973), German Sociological Association (chair committee educational section 1980-1984), German Academy Exchange Service (selection committee 1980-1993), Society for Research into Higher Education (vice president education 1986), Association for Social Science Oriented Japanese Studies (chairman 1988-1994), Consortium of Higher Education Researchers (secretary 1988-1989, chairman 1992), Academia Europaea, International Academy Education, EAIR (president 1997).


Married Yoko Urata; children: Nils-Erik Shinichiro, Matthias Tim Yoshio.

Johannes Teichler

Erika (Petersen) Teichler

Yoko Urata

Matthias Tim Yoshio Teichler

Nils-Erik Shinichiro Teichler