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Contact & Service


Dr. Birgit Szczyrba

Dr. Birgit Szczyrba

Zentrum für Lehrentwicklung

  • Campus Südstadt
    Claudiusstraße 1
    50678 Köln
  • Room E1.03
  • Phone: +49 221-8275-3622

Academic teaching reconceived

The Team Academic Development is your first point of contact in matters of high-quality teaching. Whether you need support with your teaching projects, seek to exchange views with colleagues, or want to stay informed about the latest trends in research, we offer expert advice through individual consultations and a broad range of further education programs tailored to your needs.

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Coaching program for newly appointed professors

Accredited by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hochschuldidaktik (German Society for Academic Development) the coaching program for professors who are new to TH Köln supports them in developing their own teaching approach. Individual coaching sessions, workshops and a teaching portfolio are designed to complement each other perfectly in order for teaching staff to gain knowledge of current educational research and teaching trends. This coaching will enable you to develop and refine your own ideas and advance your professional competence. Show more

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Teaching with Media

Electronic media are increasingly shaping teaching. Integrated into a professional teaching approach, they can provide answers to different questions and strengthen contact with students. Show more

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Do you have an interesting idea you would like to develop and implement in your teaching? Or would you like to refine a concept, test it, and evaluate it? Regardless of your discipline, one of our experienced experts in the competence team for higher education will provide you with useful feedback and support at every stage of your personal teacher-development process. Show more