Prof. Dr. Dr. Theodor Leiber

Scientific advisor/Higher education researcher
Tel. ++49 (0)621.128545-25



Competence fields and current main activities:
Methods of empirical social research and data analysis; Evaluation research and impact evaluation; Quality management systems (quality assurance and quality development) and organizational development in universities; Models of performance measurement and governance of higher education institutions; Project management at European level

Since 2021
Member of the Executive Board of ERIEC (European Research Infrastructure Evaluation Consortium,

December 2019 to November 2021
Project manager in a project funded by the European Commission on the principles of the conception and design of learning and teaching space in higher education (ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnership "Learning and Teaching Space in Higher Education" (→LTSHE))

December 2017 to November 2020
Coordinator of a project funded by the European Commission on performance data governance and management in higher education learning and teaching including a performance indicator set and performance data ethics (ERASMUS+ Strategic Partnership "Sustainable Quality Enhancement in Higher Education Learning and Teaching: Integrative Core Dataset and Performance Data Analytics" (→SQELT))

October 2013 to September 2016
Coordinator of a project funded by the European Commission on impact evaluation of external quality assurance at higher education institutions (EACEA-LLP project "Impact Analysis of External Quality Assurance Processes of Higher Education Institutions" (→IMPALA))

Since 2010/11 Member of the working commitees "Methods in Evaluation" and "Higher education institutions" of the DeGEval (Society for Evaluation)