Centre for Academic Development and Quality (ZfQ)

The Centre for Academic Development and Quality (ZfQ) is a central institution of the University, which is responsible for continuous quality management in teaching and learning as well as the continued professional development of students and teachers. The Centre for Academic Development and Quality has five separate divisions: Key Qualifications, Evaluation, the Social and Academic Advisory, the Service Point for Lecturers, and the Innovation in Teaching and higher education didactics.


Ausschreibung digiFellows 2022/2023:

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Key Skills

Interdisciplinary workshops in the areas of "Applied Communication", "Self-Mamagement" und "Applied Software Competence"

Evaluation and Continuing Education in University Didactics

Two core aspects of quality management in university academics are the satisfaction and professional development of students, professors, lecturers and scientific staff. These are top priorities for the Centre for Academic Development and Quality (ZfQ), which combines continuous evaluation of teaching and learning with custom tailored measures for improvement to ensure a high standard of quality for education at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences.

University Didactics and Innovation in Teaching

With a wide range of services the team of the ZfQ supports all lecturers developing their teaching skills.

„Next Step Niederrhein“

The projects supports students with doubts regarding their studies or considering to drop out.