Barbara Kehm

Barbara Kehm is a professor of leadership and international strategic development in higher education at the Robert Owen Centre for Educational Change at Glasgow University. She has worked as a lecturer at Sussex University from 1986 to 1989 and as a post-doc researcher at the University of Kassel from 1990 until 1996. From 1996 onwards she was employed as a senior researcher at the Institute of Higher Education Research of the University of Halle-Wittenberg and was its research coordinator from 2001 onwards. Kehm is a member (and former secretary) of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers and the German Association of Higher Education Research.

Humboldt University

How Germany Managed to Abolish University Tuition Fees

If Germany has done it, why can’t we? That’s the question being asked by many students around the world in countries that charge tuition fees to university. Barbara Kehm explains how Germany reached this point, and whether it’s likely to stay there.

8 years ago