Two innovative Technical University of Munich (TUM) teaching projects are to receive millions of euros in funding from Germany’s “Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre” (Innovation in Higher Education Teaching). The hyteQ project will develop and implement modern hybrid teaching formats combining on-campus teaching with Educational Technology. The alliance project QUADIS will serve to intensify collaboration on university didactics among Bavarian universities.
Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs Prof. Gerhard Müller is pleased by the success of the TUM proposals for funding: “TUM reacted to the Corona pandemic with an innovative leap forward by extensively digitalizing its teaching, learning and testing. In the future we will permanently combine this progress with the advantages of in-person teaching to cultivate a vibrant campus with an international character. This is the main focus of the individual project hyteQ.” The hyteQ project will receive 3 million euros from “Stiftung Innovation in der Hochschullehre” (Foundation Innovation in Higher Education Teaching), a non-profit foundation charged with distributing German national and state government funding in support of university education.
Source: “Further development of hybrid teaching and digital university didactics”, TUM News