CHE Consult GmbH is a spin-off from the non-profit CHE Centre for Higher Education with offices in Berlin and Prague. Since 2001, the consulting company has been working with higher education institutions, research institutes, science authorities and foundations that wish to increase the higher education and research system and prepare for new challenges.


Managing director of CHE Consult is Bernd Klöver, main shareholder Dr. Christian Berthold.

Bernd Klöver

Bernd Klöver began his more than 20 years lasting career in science management in 1992 as a lawyer and speaker for the Chancellor at the University of Rostock. He then worked for several years as chancellor at the University of Wismar and Senator in Greifswald. From 2005 to 2015 he was Chancellor of the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences and from 2010 to 2015 spokesman for the German Chancellors. Since May 2018 he is managing director of CHE Consult GmbH.

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Dr. Christian Berthold

Dr. Christian Berthold is the main shareholder of CHE Consult. He founded the consulting firm as a spin-off of the non-profit CHE Center for Higher Education Development in 2001. For many years, he has been focusing on projects on strategy development and profiling of Higher Education Institutions. Following his departure as Managing Director (May 2018), he continues to be associated with CHE Consult as the main shareholder.

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