Florian Rampelt is Deputy Managing Director of Hochschulforum Digitalisierung (German Forum for Higher Education in the Digital Age) at Stifterverband in Berlin. He is responsible for the national peer-to-peer strategy consulting programme for German higher education institutions and several European activities of Hochschulforum Digitalisierung such as “Bologna Digital”. He has recently co-authored a White Paper on digitalisation in the European Higher Education Area: find out more

After graduating in political science and education sciences, Florian was a research associate in teacher education at University of Passau. He previously served as Director of Education at Kiron Open Higher Education, leading several teams and projects on innovative, digital solutions to higher education for refugees. Florian also has been involved in the evaluation and accreditation of study programs in the European Higher Education Area for several years. As a researcher, he focuses on open education, quality assurance and internationalisation of universities in the digital age