University didactics in mechanical engineering

Political Objectives of the Teaching Quality Pact

You teach at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at KIT? You often think about how you can design your teaching innovatively and effectively? As a teacher, you would like to expand and develop your general and subject-specific teaching competence? We support you!

We offer junior research group leaders and post -doctoral researchers the possibility to obtain a certificate which certifies their basic teaching competences. However, you are also welcome to use our other services independently of this certificate.

The KIT University Didactics in Mechanical Engineering deals in close coordination with the KIT University Didactics with the developments and requirements around learning and teaching especially in Mechanical Engineering, in the study programs of the faculty as well as individual teachers.


  • Subject-specific support and academic didactics for the development of study programmes

  • Creation of tailor-made subject-specific didactic innovations, approaches and concepts for the faculty

  • Didactic workshops on request (e.g. supervision of final theses)

  • Individual consultation (e.g. on qualification goals, redesign of a course)

  • Course observation with individual feedback

  • Certificate program ATC (Advanced Teaching Competencies) for habilitation candidates and junior research group leaders for the further development of personal teaching competence and as preparation for a university career. Flyer about the program


Ideas for Teaching

If teaching would be easy…
Reading Material
Art of Learning
The calendar of events for Human Resources Development at KIT

The Baden-Württemberg Certificate for teaching and learning at university level
Literature for download

"How Professors Develop as Teachers" von Peter Kugel als pdf-Download
Die ideale Entwicklungskurve von Lehrenden


Tipps zur Lehrveranstaltungsevaluation als pdf-Download
Ergebnisse konstruktiv für die eigene Lehre nutzen

In the “Springerverlag“- to be obtained as an E-Book for KIT-Members
Klaus Konrad: Lernen lernen – allein und mit anderen, 2014
Markus Brauer: An der Hochschule lehren, 2011

Christine Reitzer: Erfolgreich lehren: Ermutigen, motivieren, begeistern, 2014

Video archive for „Langen Nacht der Abschlussarbeiten“ at KIT

Websites as of March 2021

Gute Lehre am KIT 
Videobeispiele von Lehrmethoden im Einsatz

Zuhause vorbereiten, in der Lehrveranstaltung denken - von C. Thein u. F. Fähnrich

Leitfaden für Dozierende, ETH Zürrich

Der Lehreladen
Downloadcenter für inspirierte Lehre - Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Der Schreibberater

E-Learning - ein Überblick