Miriam Madsen

Assistant Professor in the Administration of Public Education

  • Jens Chr. Skous Vej 4

    8000 Aarhus C



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Miriam Madsen is doing research on the quantification of education, focusing on how quantification processes in the governance and administration of education contributes to the development of educational thinking and design. Her research area is higher education, and the research objects are performance measurements, graduate surveys, statistics, budgets, accounts, economic forecasts, algorithms and so forth used in Danish (and to some extent British) universities, as well as Danish higher education policy and governance.


Miriam Madsen conducts teaching in Evaluation and Measurement at the master's program in Education Science. She is furthermore the head of department for Department of Education Studies and thus responsible for the department's bachelor and master's program.

Education/Academic qualification

Pædagogik, Kandidat, University of Copenhagen

1 Sept 201331 May 2015

Award Date: 31 May 2015

Ledelse, Diplom, Professionshøjskolen Metropol

1 Feb 201130 Jun 2013

Award Date: 30 Jun 2013

Lærer, Professionsbachelor, Århus Dag- og aftenseminarium

20 Aug 200130 Jun 2005

Award Date: 30 Jun 2005

External positions

International Postdoc, Danmarks Frie Forskningsfond

1 Jan 202131 Dec 2022

AC-medarbejder, Professionshøjskolen Metropol

14 Sept 20157 Aug 2016

Sekretariatschef, Sammenslutningen af Unge Med Handicap

1 Jan 200928 Feb 2015

Areas of expertise

  • Education Studies
  • Public Administration of Education
  • Economics of Education
  • Governance
  • Education


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