The 1822 University Prize for Excellence in Teaching by the 1822 Foundation honours university lecturers at Goethe University who are particularly committed to teaching. The prize emphasizes the importance of teaching and is intended to advertise the quality of teaching at Goethe-University nationwide. 

The Hessen State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts  awards the Hessian University Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The prize is awarded for outstanding and innovative achievements in teaching, examination, supervision and mentoring at Hessian universities. .