Course Evaluation

Student assessments of courses make it possible to continuously monitor the area of study and teaching. These feedback instruments fulfill two tasks. On the one hand, they can be used to give individual feedback about courses run by lecturers. On the other hand, they enable conclusions about the quality of teaching at course level to be made based on aggregate data.


  • acquiring high quality and meaningful data
  • standardizing survey procedures and contents and making them more transparent for all of the parties involved
  • keeping the input required from the subject areas to a minimum

The Center for Quality Assurance and Development (ZQ) supports the subject areas and departments of Mainz University in conducting course surveys.

ZQ offers the following services

Details on course evaluations can be found on the pages for the faculty-wide or individual course evaluations. We have also composed a list of FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions.