Individual Research Interests

Legal Issues in Education; Policy, Organization, Finance and Governance of post-secondary Education and Training


Professor Emeritus. Higher Education. Human Resources and Economic Development. Educational Organization and Finance. Higher Education and Business Cooperation. Continuing Education and lifelong learning. Apprenticeship training and other forms of “alternation” between school and workplace.


University of California at Berkeley (USA), LL.M.
University of Göttingen (Germany), PhD

Selected Publications

Selected recent publications (2010 – 2015):

Schuetze, H.G. (2015), Schule, Recht und Gerechtigkeit  (Schools, the law, and equity). In Manitius, V., Hermstein, B. and N. Berkemeyer (eds) Zur Gerechtigkeit von Schule (Schools and equity), (pp. 51-71) Münster&New York: Waxmann (link)

Schuetze, H. G. (2015). Private Higher Education in Canada and the United States: Development, Reform, and Likely Futures. In P. Zgaga, U. Teichler, H. G. Schuetze & A. Wolter (Eds.), Higher Education Reform: Looking Back – Looking Forward (pp. 273-291). Frankfurt: Peter Lang. (link)

Schuetze, H. G. (2014). From adults to non-traditional students to lifelong learners in higher education: Changing contexts and perspectives. Journal of Adult and Continuing Education (JACE), 20(2), 37-55. (link)

Schuetze, H. G. (2013),  [The legal framework and legal issues of Higher Education in] Canada. In: Russo, C.J. (ed) Handbook of Higher Comparative Education Law (p.63-885). Lanham, Md: Rowman & Littlefield (link)

Slowey, M., & Schuetze, H. G. (Eds.). (2012). Global perspectives on higher education and lifelong learners. London and New York: Routledge.(link)

Schuetze, H. G., & Alvarez Mendiola, G. (Eds.). (2012). State and market in higher education reforms Trends, policies and experiences in comparative perspective. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers. (link)

Schuetze, H. G. (2012). Universities and their communities – Engagement and service as primary mission. In L. McIlrath, A. Lyons & R. Munck (Eds.), Higher education and civic engagement – Comparative perspectives (pp. 61 – 77). New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (link)

Schuetze, H. G., Bruneau, W., & Grosjean, G. (Eds.). (2012). University governance and reform – Policy, fads, and experience in international perspective. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.(link)

Courses Taught

ADHE 511 – Organization and Administration of Post-Secondary Education Training, cross listed with ADHE 516
ADHE 513 – Current Issues In Higher Education
ADHE 535 – Comparative and International Higher Education
ADHE565A – Advanced Seminar in Higher Education and Training
EDST 523 – Comparative Education
EDST 575 – Work and Education
EDST 577 – The Social Context of Educational Policy
EDST 565a – Legal Issues in Education – An Introduction to Education and the Law
EDST 565b – Education and the Economy

Community Work

Member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal for Adult and Continuing Education (Manchester University Press), and Frontiers of Education in China (Springer).

Senior Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow (1998). Distinguished Member, Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (2009); recipient of Lifetime Contribution Award (2011) from the Higher Education Section of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES).