Author Archives: Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

About Ulf-Daniel Ehlers

Prof. Dr. phil. habil. Ulf-Daniel Ehlers is Vicepresident for Quality and Academic Affairs at the Baden Wurttemberg-State University in Stuttgart, Germany. He has been appointed Professor for Educational Management and Lifelong Learning at the same university. Before he has held positions as Associate Professor in the University Duisburg-Essen (Germany), Professor for Technology Enhanced Learning in the University Augsburg (Germany) and Associate Professor of the Graduate School for Management and Technology of the University of Maryland University College (USA). Ulf is an educational scientist and holds degrees in English Language, Social Sciences and Educational Sciences from the University of Bielefeld, where he finished his Ph.D. with honors in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning in 2003, and was awarded his habilitation in 2008 from the University of Duisburg-Essen. He has created many international, European and national projects and was involved in founding the European Foundation for Quality in E-Learning, in which he served as Vicepresident and President for several terms. He has also served as President and Vicepresident of the of the largest german speaking e-learning Association, the Society for Media in Science (GMW e.V.) as well as serving on advisory boards to several professional associations in the field. Before his career in academia he has been a successful and award winning entrepreneur in the field of webbased IT Technologies and founder of several companies.

Der duale Partner Award 2017 – vollständige Laudationen

Heute wurde  im König Karl Saal in Stuttgart der Duale Partner Award 2017 erstmalig und sehr feierlich verliehen. Die Preisverleihung stand unter der Schirmherrschaft von Ministerin Teresa Bauer, die auf der Veranstaltung nebst Dr. Wolf, Vorsitzendem von Südwestmetall und meinem … Continue reading

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Der erste Preis geht an… 

Heute findet sie statt: die Preisverleihung für den ersten Dualen Partner Award. Über 120 Bewerbungen, 17 Nominierte, und heute die Preisübergabe. In feierlichem Rahmen im König Karl Saal in Stuttgart. Ich bin froh, dass dieses tolle Projekt jetzt zum krönenden … Continue reading

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Abschied von der DHBW: Eine Abschiedsrede

Am 17. Mai in diesem Jahr beging ich einen für mich sehr emotionalen Moment, meine Abschiedsfeier in der DHBW. Die Feier war sehr schön und die Rede, die ich dort hielt möchte ich hier in Auszügen zur Verfügung stellen, da … Continue reading

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Times of Change: A Goodbye and a hello!

After six years I have yesterday ended my term of office as the Vicepresident of the Baden-Wurttemberg Cooperative State University ( – the first  and largest fully dual operating university in Germany. My main responsibility for this six years period … Continue reading

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A Europe in which digital transformation needs a new view on quality and innovation in learning: A leadership issue? (New Special Interest Group of EDEN and also important for EURASHE)

Europe is facing historical challenges. Beside the difficult economic climate, the global economic competitive context changed in 20 years-time as never before. The only way to tackle these challenges is by promoting human capital, developing the knowledge society, and striving … Continue reading

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Workshop on Renewing the Quality Agenda in Europe

Today at the 2017 annual EDEN Conference in Jönköping/ Sweden we have held a learning cafe workshop on a very important theme in the overall discussion of Quality in E-learning: “Renewing the European Quality Agenda”. Why “renewing”? Well, in a … Continue reading

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Hetue führen wir an der DHBW wieder die turnusmäßige Prüfungswesenevaluation durch. Dafür wurden insgesamt über 650 Module aus dem DHBW Curriculum evaluiert. Jeweils ging es um Klausur- und Prüfungsfragenstellungen, und um die Bewertungen von jeweils guten und weniger guten Prüfungen. … Continue reading

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