16.10.2017 in Campus, Study and Teaching, Featured

The Centre for Teacher Training celebrates ten years as a contact point for student teachers

This year the Centre for Teacher Training (ZLB) at the University of Halle is celebrating its ten-year anniversary. JLB’s annual meeting on 15 November will devote itself to the anniversary and its theme will be “Education for Sustainable Development in Teacher Training”. In an interview, the centre’s director Professor Thomas Bremer and its managing director Dr Marie-Theres Müller look back at the centre’s inception and discuss its future tasks. Read more

Every child has a different learning disposition. At the University of Halle, trainee teachers are taught how to respond to these varying needs.
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13.10.2017 in Featured, Campus, Study and Teaching

Better prepared for school.

Each student is different. Until now, university-led teacher training courses have not taken this fact into account to the necessary extent. The project "Kasuistische Lehrerbildung für den inklusiven Unterricht" ('Case-based teacher training for inclusive teaching', KALEI) intends to change this with an increased focus on practical classroom experience. Read more

Eingefärbt sind die Länder, in denen die Universität Halle Hochschulpartnerschaften hat: Äthiopien, Argentinien, Armenien, Australien, China (4), Frankreich (2), Indien, Israel (3), Italien (4), Japan (6), Jordanien, Kanada, Korea (Republik), Kuba, Mauritius, Mongolei, Österreich, Oman, Peru, Polen (6), Ruanda, Rumänien, Russland (7), Slowakei (2), Spanien, Sudan, Südafrika (2), Syrien (2), Ungarn, USA (5)
16.01.2017 in Study and Teaching, Miscellaneous, Campus

Two new university partnerships in Italy and Poland

Effective this year, the University of Halle has two new partner institutions, one in Poland and one in Italy. In August, a cooperation agreement was signed with Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, in Milan, and the Universities of Halle and Warsaw entered into a contract for a partnership in October. Martin Luther University now maintains close teaching and research ties in the form of university partnerships with 62 higher education institutions worldwide. Read more

More and more exams at the University of Halle are being taken on computers.
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10.01.2017 in Study and Teaching, Campus

More money for digital teaching

Equipped with around 6.5 million euros, the centre for multimedia teaching and learning (LLZ) will continue its work in April 2017. The funding will be made available until 2020 as part of the joint Federal-State programme “Quality Pact for Teaching”. Since it was established in 2012, the LLZ has already supported more than 450 projects to digitalise teaching at the University of Halle. The centre moves into the second stage of funding with a new director and a new working group. Read more

Dr. Manja Hussner, Head of International Office
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16.02.2016 in Study and Teaching, Miscellaneous, Research, Campus, Science

University strengthens links with China

2015 has been a busy year for relations between China and Halle. The first Chinese language teacher provided by the Confucius Institute in Beijing has been working at the University of Halle since this April. In May, the University of Halle and the Beijing University of International Business and Economics sealed a partnership. And through the Panda Programme, the University of Halle was represented at the largest education fairs in China. Read more

All Souls College in Oxford.
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04.02.2016 in Study and Teaching, Campus, International News

Halle students conduct research in Oxford

In January, Eric O’Neill, a researcher from the University of Oxford, gave the opening talk for an international series of lectures on molecular medicine and biology at Halle’s town hall. “Halox” was the working title for the series, whose main organisor is Stephan Feller, a professor of tumour biology at the Faculty of Medicine in Halle. Feller, who came to Halle from Oxford in 2013, drew on his personal contacts to breathe life into the idea. Read more

Simon Drescher (left) is one of the most active users of Researchgate.edu. Kai Struve uses Academia.edu almost every day.
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20.04.2015 in Study and Teaching, Featured, Campus

Between scientific exchange and personal PR

Researchgate.net and Academia.edu are considered the Facebook and Xing of scientists. Yet, they are much more than that. The websites enable researchers to follow one another, upload papers, debate questions, and develop new topics. Researchers at Martin-Luther-University are also among the active participants of these networks. Read more

 In the new teaching pharmacy, students practice every-day situations that can arise in a chemist’s shop
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22.01.2015 in Study and Teaching, Campus

Against risks and side effects

The new teaching pharmacy was launched at the Institute of Pharmacy at the beginning of winter semester. It took the project’s initiator, Prof. Dr. Ralf Benndorf, a year to get it up and running. Now it will gradually be integrated into the education of future pharmacists. Students will learn how to properly advise customers under real conditions but in a protective setting. Read more

The aim of the Newcomers’ Club is to help new employees gain a foothold at Martin Luther University. Something similar is already on offer for graduates and undergraduates.
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03.12.2014 in Study and Teaching, Miscellaneous

Welcome to the club: a network for newbies

Employees and professors who are new to Martin Luther University don’t get a freshers party - at best, they are actively supported at their work place. However, at the end of the workday, these newcomers usually have to fend for themselves. This is now set to change. In November, 25 members of the university founded the Newcomers’ Club. Read more