ZEW Researcher Earns Baden-Württemberg Certificate in University Didactics


Dr. Grit Mühler, researcher at the ZEW research department "Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy", has earned the Baden-Württemberg Certificate in University Didactics (Baden-Württemberg-Zertifikat für Hochschuldidaktik). She is the first ZEW researcher to have completed the two-year training programme organised by the Centre for University Didactics of the Universities of Baden-Württemberg (Hochschuldidaktikzentrum der Universitäten des Landes Baden-Württemberg – HDZ). The certificates were awarded on 11 November 2011 during a festive ceremony at Stuttgart’s House of the Economy (Haus der Wirtschaft). They were presented by Steffen Walter, Head of Ministry Division, on behalf of Science Minister Theresia Bauer. The didactics training programme aims at improving the quality of university teaching throughout Baden-Württemberg. This year, 159 researchers from Baden-Württemberg’s universities and research institutes were awarded the certificate.