International Workshop on Higher Education Reform (HER2017)

  (This conference is over)

RIHE hosted the 14th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform (HER2017). Details of the workshop is available at the official website, and the report of organisation was uploaded on “Reports from RIHE”


Topic: Enhancing Performance & Productivity in Higher Education

Date: September 26-28, 2017

Keynote Speakers:
Glen A. Jones, Professor of Higher Education and Dean of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at University of Toronto
Jung Cheol Shin, Professor at Seoul National University
Aya Yoshida, Associate Director, Center for Higher Education Studies and Professor of Sociology of Education in the Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences at Waseda University

Registration fee:
General Registration: 8000JPY (Advanced Registration), 9000JPY(Standard Registration)
Postgraduate students & Professor Emeritus: 3000JPY (Advanced Registration), 4000JPY(Standard Registration)

※Advanced Registration: until 31 July, 2017
Staderd Registration: 1 August – 15 September, 2017
※Registrations will be accepted until 15th September, 2017
※The conference fee includes Welcome Reception (26 September) and coffee breaks.
※Participation in the Workshop dinner (27 September) is optional.
※Please note that payment of participation fee (including workshop dinner fee) can not be refunded in any case.

Venue: Reception Hall at Faculty Club, Hiroshima University, etc.

Language: English

Program: can be downloaded at the official website

*Some of the highest quality papers presented at the HER2017 will be published in a special issue of Higher Education Forum (, which is in the process of registering with Elsevier’s Scopus. The special issue of Higher Education Forum for HER2017 is scheduled to be published in March 2019.

Organising Committee
International Workshop on Higher Education Reform (26 – 28 September, 2017)
The Research Institute for Higher Education (RIHE), Hiroshima University , JAPAN

(Related links)
the report on the 13th International Workshop on Higher Education Reform, Dublin, Ireland contributed by RIHE staff
Official website for the 13th HER
Report of organisation of the 14th HER 

This conference is partly subsidized by Hiroshima University under the “Program for Promoting the Enhancement of Research Universities.”