Higher education teaching at H-BRS

Our good teaching is perceived and rewarded from the outside. In this section we present awards, prizes and sponsored teaching projects.

Fellowships for Innovation in Digital Higher Education Teaching

Three professors of the Bonn- Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences have each won a fellowship for Innovations in digital university teaching from the Ministry of Culture and Science (MKW) of North- Rhine Westphalia and the Stifterverband. press release

Digital Fellowship 2017: Prof. Dr. Martin Sieber

Digital Fellowship 2017: Prof. Dr. Manfred Kaul 

Digital Fellowship 2016: Prof. Dr. Marco Winzker

Ars legendi Faculty Award Chemistry

Professor Dr. Klaus Lehmann from the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Bonn-Rhine-Sieg University of Applied Sciences receives the renowned Ars legendi Faculty Award for excellent university teaching from the Stifterverband in the field of chemistry. 

press release of the Stifterverband

Digital Learning Transfer Fellowship

This programme supports the transfer of future technological innovations into higher education teaching in Germany. Evgeniya Ovchinnikova, a student in the Master´s program Autonomous Systems at H-BRS, is developing a method for using artificial intelligence in the assessment of text-based written examinations.

Two awards for FPGA Remote Lab

The FPGA Remote Lab and the accompanying instructional videos were honored by the International E-Learning Association (IELA) in the category E-Learning and by the Global Online Laboratory Consortium with the GOLC Online Lab Award in the category Remote-Lab.

VDMA Powerhouse

 In 2015, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Technical Journalism was honoured as “best powerhouse” by VDMA.


IEEE William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) honoured Prof. Dr. Marco Winzer with the William E. Sayle Award for Achievement in Education. 




With their joint project application “work and study” open universities Rhein-Saar, the Worms University of Applied Sciences, the Koblenz University of Applied Sciences, the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences and htw saar are participating in the federal and state competition “Advancement trough education: open universities”. The aim of the joint project is to develop an educational offer that is based on polyvalent modules of the four participating universities and addresses so called “non-traditional” target groups.

Start Gut

Universities face the challenge that first-year students are becoming increasingly heterogeneous in terms of their knowledge levels, learning requirements and life experiences. It is not always guaranteed that the knowledge acquired at school will provide sufficient basis for university studies.


Pro-MINT-us is a project of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in the “Teaching Quality Pact”. 


An overview of H-BRS rankings and awards can be found here