Introducing… studying history at TU Darmstadt

Your interest: to receive a professional education in history. Our offer: a fascinating perspective on the past, starting from antiquity and going to modern times and applying individual approaches in small groups. Find information on our study programmes, our charming city and on how to apply.

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Information for prospective study abroad students

We offer classes taught in English each term, but the main part of our teaching is in German. We would advise you to discuss your choices with your home university before you apply. In case of further questions, please don't hesitate to contact our student advisor.

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Job prospects and employability

Explore our interviews with History graduates and learn more about careers and employability.

Mike Hofmann,
Managing Director of Melchers (Beijing) Ltd., China

It is breathtakingly interesting trying to make sense of the many fast changing processes in today's and yesterday's world by studying its political, economic, and social transformations. Studying history, you are offered the necessary tools to analyse numerous sources of all kind and form opinions based on that. You can't imagine a better start in a career in any possible direction.

What makes us different?

TU Darmstadt is one of the leading technical universities in Germany with high international visibility and reputation. The Institute of History is well connected and cooperates closely with the engineering and natural sciences, some of our main research focus being a key driver of social debates on environmental, urban and infrastructure history.

  • An effective work environment in small classes.
  • Professors offer their mentees support and guidance starting in the first semester
  • Individual academic counselling on request
  • Field trips in Germany and Europe with financial support
  • Studying abroad at a partner university gives you new insights and perspectives
  • Internships and field studies give you a greater global perspective
  • Many close cooperations with external institutions (such as the University and State Library and the Hessian State Archives) offer the chance to deepen your individual professional profile.
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Darmstadt: "City of Science" in a prosperous region

Darmstadt is a major centre of scientific institutions, universities, and high-technology companies, has a rich cultural heritage and is surrounded by nature. An important part of the Frankfurt Rhine-Main Metropolitan Region, the city has excellent transport connections. It's a great place in which to be, to live, to work and to study!

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