Basic Teaching Qualification in Higher Education

Modul 1 in English - Basic Teaching Qualification in Higher Education (M1 in English) is held entirely in English and supplements the content of the regular Modul 1 of the HDS certificate programme with lecture techniques and strategies for English as medium of instruction. All other content and work units of M1 in English correspond to the regular German-language Module 1, and it is recognized as equivalent to the certificate programme.


Semester accompanying module consists of presence workshops, online tasks and practice phase.

Target Group

M1 in English addresses lecturers in higher education who have limited or no prior knowledge of higher education didactics and who ...

  • already use or planning to use English as a medium of instruction in their lectures / classes.
  • have an international background and who will give lecturers / classes at an university in Saxony for at least two semesters.

Admission Requirements

  • English proficiency B2 / C1 (CERF)
  • at least one seminar, lecture or practice session held in English


  • Kick-off Workshop | 19th – 21th September 2018
  • Workshop on collegial consultation | 16th November 2018
  • Closing Workshop | 25th of January 2019


Kick-off Workshop | TU Chemnitz, Straße der Nationen 62, 09111 Chemnitz – Room 1/132

The venues for the workshop on collegial consultation (16th November 2018) and the closing workshop (25th January 2019) will be announced by e-mail in a timely manner.


An application is possible until 30th June 2018 (application deadline) via the following form at programm(at) After the application deadline we will review your application before we can confirm your registration. The confirmation, however, is binding.