Working Paper

The LCSS working papers present results of current research projects conducted at the LCSS.

They are addressed to researchers/scientists as well as politics, industry and society. The papers are published as a series via the institutional repository of the LUH in order to make research results publicly and freely available in the form of open access.  

Latest Working Paper

Hönnige, C., Bauer, V. A., Bernauer, J., Zittlau, S., Epping, V., Widdig, V., Jungbauer-Gans, M., Oberschelp, A., Isleib, S., & Nguyen Xuan, A. (2024): 

The Effect of Germany’s Federalism on Student Success. The “Index of Commitment“ as Comparative Measure for Study and Examination Regulations. 

LCSS Working Paper No. 16

Steinkühler, J., Beuße, M., Kroher, M., Gerdes, F., Schwabe, U., Koopmann, J., Becker, K., Völk, D., Schommer, T., Ehrhardt, M.-C., Isleib, S., & Buchholz, S. (2023):

Die Studierendenbefragung in Deutschland: best3. Studieren mit einer gesundheitlichen Beeinträchtigung.

LCSS Working Paper No. 15

Kroher, M., Beuße, M., Isleib, S., Becker, K., Ehrhardt, M.-C., Gerdes, F., Koopmann, J., Schommer, T., Schwabe, U., Steinkühler, J., Völk, D., Peter, F., & Buchholz, S. (2023):

Die Studierendenbefragung in Deutschland: 22. Sozialerhebung. Die wirtschaftliche und soziale Lage der Studierenden in Deutschland 2021.

LCSS Working Paper No. 14



Püttmann, V.; Thomsen, S. L. (2022):

The Third Mission in the Academic Profession: Empirical Insights into Academic Identities.

LCSS Working Paper No. 12



Kehm, Barbara.  

Zur Zukunft der Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften in Deutschland

LCSS Working Paper No. 8



Püttmann, V.; Thomsen, S.L.; Trunzer, J.  

Zur Relevanz von Ausstattungsunterschieden für Forschungsleistungsvergleiche: Ein Diskussionsbeitrag für die Wirtschaftswissenschaften in Deutschland

LCSS Working Paper No. 7, überarbeitete Version



Thomsen, Stephan L.; Trunzer, Johannes

Did the Bologna Process Challenge the German Apprenticeship System? Evidence from a Natural Experiment

LCSS Working Paper No. 5


Hüther, Otto; Kosmützky, Anna; Asanov, Igor; Bünstorf, Guido; Krücken, Georg (2020):

Massive Open Online Courses after the Gold Rush: Internationale und nationale Entwicklungen und Zukunftsperspektiven

LCSS Working Paper No. 4

INCHER Working Paper No. 12



Meyer, Tobias; Thomsen, Stephan L.; Schneider, Heidrun (2017): New Evidence on the Effects of the Shortened School Duration in the German States: An Evaluation of Postsecondary Education Decisions, LCSS Working Paper No. 1, DOI