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.



Humboldt Award for Excellence in Teaching


Call for Nominations
The Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Award for Excellence in Teaching will be presented in the academic year 2023 on the topic of "International Teaching and Learning". This year, teachers and teaching/learning projects are being sought who have succeeded in an outstanding way in introducing international and intercultural dimensions into teaching.  
Nominate until 11. January 2024
Have you experienced courses in the winter semester 22/23, summer semester 2023 or winter semester 2023/24 that are successful examples of international teaching at the HU? Then nominate them by 11 January 2024 for the HU Teaching Award 2023!  


Higher Education Teaching


Higher Education Didactics
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, Digital and Hybrid 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.  


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