Hamburg Teaching Prize
With the Hamburg Teaching Prize, the Hamburg Ministry of Science, Research, Equalities and Districts annually recognizes outstanding, innovative teaching performances at Hamburg’s publicly funded higher education institutions.
The Hamburg Teaching Prize is awarded by the Ministry of Science, Research, Equalities and Districts. A total of 14 individual prizes are up for award: one award per higher education institution or faculty. Each award is worth €10,000.
Only students are entitled to submit nominations for the Hamburg Teaching Prize. A faculty jury including student representatives will evaluate the students’ suggestions and nominate a candidate or a teaching staff team.
Hamburg Teaching Prize nomination
Nominations for teaching staff to the 2023 Hamburg Teaching Prize are open until 31 March 2023. The award ceremony is scheduled to take place in summer.
See the “Downloads” section below for all the information on the selection procedure.
Who selects the winners?
Based on the criteria stated in the Hamburg Teaching Prize agreement, a faculty jury (consisting of the vice dean for academic affairs, 2 faculty members delegated by the faculty council, and 2 student representatives) will assess the submitted suggestions and then nominate one candidate or teaching staff team.
Once the Executive University Board has formally examined the nominations, they will be forwarded to the Ministry of Science, Research, Equalities and Districts. The award ceremony is scheduled to take place at the end of the year.