2014 Ars Legendi Prize goes to Frankfurt am Main and Hohenheim
The 2014 Ars Legendi Prize for Research-Based Learning has been awarded to Pro f.Dr. Martin Blum at the University of Hohenheim and Prof. Dr. Daniela Elsner at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Both have been honoured for their outstanding and innovative contributions to higher education teaching. The prize is presented not only in recognition of excellent educational and teaching skills and the support and advice given to students, but also the fact that the recipients have promoted the ongoing development of higher education teaching in the area of research-based learning outside their own teaching commitments.
The chairperson of the jury, Prof. Dr. Holger Burckhardt, Vice-President of the German Rectors' Conference (HRK), said:
"Professor Blum was recognised for his project 'Humboldt reloaded'. Through this project, the University of Hohenheim enables students in all faculties and courses to participate in research projects. This allows un...