Main focus of our research and teaching

Our research particulary focusses on the following topics

Corruption and Patronage

Environmental History

History of Infrastructures

European History since the history with a particular focus on German and French History

In teaching, we offer courses on the all three main periods of European History since the 16th century:

Early Modern History (16th to 18th century)

Modern History (19th and early 20th century),

Contemporary History (20th century)

Our courses offer students either an overview of the given period or an in depth-analysis of key characteristics of historical developments.

The geographical focus is on German, French, and British history.