• ETER European Tertiary Education Register
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Degree of research intensity of HEIs by educational background
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Dec 13th

The determinants of patenting and co-patenting with company by European universities.  RISIS-ETER research seminar with Joanna Wosczak-Derlacz (presenter) and Rainer Frietsch (discussant).                                                                                                                     


ETER indicators integrated with EUROSTUDENT data

In the current eighth round EUROSTUDENT expands its scope by enriching the collected student survey data with contextual information about students’ higher education institutions (HEI) using data compiled in ETER.


Nov 29th

Registration is now open for a user training sessions focusing on cleaning and preparing ETER data for analysis with Stata.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              



Updated ETER Country Reports

ETER Country Reports describe the structure of the respective national higher education system. 17 reports have been updated with data for the period 2011-2020 and a new section on academic personnel.

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Call for Participation

We are now opening the call for participations for the 2024 series of RISIS research seminars. RISIS research seminars are meant to discuss on-going scholarly research in research and higher education in order also to prepare future publications; papers should make use of relevant datasets in the field, including those associated with the RISIS research infrastructure.



A data descriptor paper on the European Tertiary Education Register, the reference dataset on European Higher Education Institutions, has been published.

41 Countries

3,474 Higher Education Institutions

10 Years of data

More than1,500 Registered Users

121+ Publications using ETER

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