Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - bologna.lab

bologna.lab – New Teaching. New Learning

The bologna.lab is a central initiative by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU) which aims to open up spaces and develop opportunities for innovative teaching and learning formats. The projects of the bologna.lab were funded from 2012 until 2021 by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research as part of the Quality Pact for Teaching.

The bologna.lab as a cross-faculty teaching and learning laboratory has its focus points in opportunities for research-based learning and digital teaching. It aims to promote student-led, independent learning.



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Humboldt Award for Excellence in Teaching


Call for Nominations
In the academic year 2024 the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Award for Excellence in Teaching will be presented on the topic of "Sustainability in Teaching and Learning". This year, teachers and teaching/learning projects are being sought who have succeeded in an outstanding way in introducing dimensions of sustainability into teaching.  
Nominate until January 2025
Have you experienced courses in the winter semester 23/24, summer semester 2024 or winter semester 2024/25 that are successful examples of teaching sustainability at the HU? Then nominate them by January 2025 for the HU Teaching Award 2024!  



Higher Education Development


Higher Education Formats
The bologna.lab offers workshops on student-centered teaching, research-based learning and the didactical implementation of online/hybrid teaching. If you are interested, please contact us:  


Online and Digital Teaching
The website on digital teaching bundles information on digital and hybrid teaching at the HU and sees itself as a central hub at the HU on the topic of digital teaching and online teaching. The collected accompanying materials and offers (including templates, guidelines, practical examples, self-learning courses, etc.) can be found here.  


Hybrid Teaching
The network for hybrid Teaching aims to develop courses, room concepts, teaching practice recommendations, handouts, and self-study units relating to the opportunities and challenges of hybrid teaching formats for members of ALL Berlin universities.  


If you have any questions or need support on the didactics of higher education teaching, please send an e-mail to:  



The bologna.lab was home to seven projects aimed at developing innovative teaching and learning formats and monitoring their implementation and progress. 

The bologna.lab has been funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research within the framework of the Quality Pact for Teaching (german) from 2012 until 2021. It was part of the HU’s successful bid ‘Übergänge’ (Transitions) (FKZ: 01PL11030).


Category Research-based Learning: Ibold/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Category Award for Excellence in Teaching / Lunchtalk Lehre / ConsultationZappe/Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin