The University of Passau has an excellent reputation in teaching and research. It produces a very special good: knowledge. But the creation of knowledge is difficult to plan and its quality is nearly incapable of measurement. In order to be able to pass comment on the quality of research and teaching, the complexity of knowledge itself has to be taken into consideration.
Quality development and assurance in teaching
The University of Passau has implemented a process of systematic quality management, reflecting the context specific to the University itself, so as to be able to guarantee the development and assurance of high quality teaching and research. The following pages will give you an overview regarding the goals and focus of the University. Initially, the University of Passau will focus on the teaching sector. Regular review and readjustment of goals, as well as defined control mechanisms, will result in a continuous cycle of quality. This includes the accreditation of courses and awards for teaching excellence.