Teaching Awards

The first round of bids for the Berninghausen Prize 2018 has started. You can find further information in the invitation to tender.



A Teaching Award recognizes the exceptional commitment and outstanding teaching visible.

The University of Bremen recognizes the importance of a prize at an early stage and the first German university to award a prize: The Berninghausen Prize.

Donated by the Berninghausen family, it has been awarded annually for outstanding achievements in university teaching since 1991. It is split into three categories.

  • 1. Excellently designed course in the sense of research learning: in the Bachelor
  • 2. Excellently designed course in the sense of research-based learning: in the Master
  • 3rd Student Prize

The award ceremony has been taking place as part of the "Teaching Day " since 2012.

Other awards also contribute to the visibility of good teaching at the University of Bremen