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Teaching Academy

The faculty’s Teaching Academy is a means to promote teaching expertise and stimulate continued teaching development. As a permanently employed member of the teaching staff, you can apply to have your teaching qualifications assessed and be admitted to the Teaching Academy as a Qualified Teaching Practitioner (QTP) or Excellent Teaching Practitioner (ETP).

Closeup of the word Academia at the University building


Yearly recurring deadline for applications to the Teaching Academy is 15 September.

Applications must include:

  • Teaching portfolio
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Recommendation from Head of Department
  • Certificate of completed discussions with two colleagues

Follow the instructions below in order to submit your application:

Application procedure for assessment of teaching excellence (PDF 131 kB, new window)

How to write a teaching portfolio 

Teaching portfolio is an elective course open to teachers and staff with teaching assignments at Lund University. It is offered by AHU as a support for those who want to develop an account of their pedagogical competence and merits. The course is given every spring semester.

More information about courses for teaching in higher education

You can also use the presentation below as inspiration.

The teaching portfoli: a presentation by Anne Jerneck, LUCSUS (PDF 1,3 MB, new window)

Assessment of teaching skills

Teaching skills will be assessed with reference to two levels:

  • QTP, Qualified Teaching Practitioner
  • ETP, Excellent Teaching Practitioner

The assessment is based on certain criterias:

Teaching academy criteria for assessment of teaching skills in appointments of qualified and excellent teaching practitioners (PDF 178 kB, new window)

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For information about the Teaching Academy:

Lena Eskilsson
Chair of the Academy
Pro Dean and Head of first- and second cycle degree programmes.
+46 42 35 66 44
lena [dot] eskilsson [at] ism [dot] lu [dot] se

For information about the application:

Lovisa Eriksson
Faculty Coordinator
+46 46 222 43 65
lovisa [dot] eriksson [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se

Faculty of Social Sciences
Visiting address: Sandgatan 3, the Gamla Kirurgen building, 223 50 Lund
Internal mail code: HS 35
Mailing address: Box 117, 221 00 Lund
Invoice adress: Box 188, 221 00 Lund
Email: info [at] sam [dot] lu [dot] se