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Teaching Award of Freie Universität Berlin

Double diversity: The two teams that won the Teaching Award 2017 (Chemistry and Romance Languages and Literatures)

Double diversity: The two teams that won the Teaching Award 2017 (Chemistry and Romance Languages and Literatures)
Image Credit: Patricia Kalisch

The Teaching Award of Freie Universität Berlin aims to support teaching projects that integrate the findings of interdisciplinary top-level research into university teaching. The objective of this award is to recognize outstanding commitment in the field of research-oriented teaching and to encourage the development of innovative teaching methods and formats. The award is intended to facilitate the implementation of the central objectives of Freie Universität Berlin’s development strategy in the field of teaching. The Teaching Award will be advertised annually with changing thematic emphases. The grant money amounts to 10,000 euros. In some cases several entries may be selected to share the award.

Award criteria

The award recognizes outstanding and innovative teaching projects in field of interdisciplinary research-oriented teaching. The project should commit to the guiding principles of the institutional strategy:

  • Veritas: Committing to the highest methodological standards and good academic practice
  • Iustitia: Promoting potential regardless of social status, sex, national origin, religion, creed, or ethnicity
  • Libertas: Supporting the autonomy and self-monitoring of the student’s learning process

Teaching projects should (theoretically and practically) contribute to the development of research-oriented teaching at Freie Universität.

The Teaching Award will be advertised annually with changing thematic emphases.

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