Designing Degree Programs
Designing Degree Programs at the University of Bremen
Teaching at the University of Bremen should be up-to-date, student and research-oriented as well as motivating for students. In order to achieve this as many students as possible, the programs and teaching continuously undergo revisions to ensure good quality. The Administrative Unit Teaching and Studies plays an active role in this development process with a holistic approach which includes didactic ideas, structural specifications, quality requirements, legal regulations, and manageability. Close cooperation ensures that all individual aspects of a degree course are considered.
There are two distinct processes for degree program development: that of new programs and further development of existing programs. Whether degree programs are newly established or existing ones are enhanced; in each case various aspects, considerations and regulatory frameworks play a role. The implementation of degree programs is regulated by statutes, which are summarized under the term regulatory means and are managed in the Adminitrative Unit Teaching and Studies. Development of teacher education degree programs is accompanied by the Centre for Teacher Education and Educational Research (ZfLB), and as part of further education courses by the Academy of Continuing Education.
The legal basis for designing and development of degree courses can be found in the collection of the legal office (available in German only).