Degree Programmes and Subjects

The teaching offer at the History Department at the Leibniz Universität Hannover covers the entire spectrum of the field including the areas Ancient History, Medieval History, Early Modern Times, Modern Times and Contemporary History. Furthermore, the range of courses represent the systematic and regional specialisations available at the institute. The main focus is placed on Modern Times. Geographically the focus is placed on Germany, West and East Europe, Africa and the Americas. Methodologically an emphasis is on political, social and cultural history, history of mentalities and gender studies. A special feature at the history Department of the Leibniz Universität is the interdisciplinary teaching and research into European and non-European societies. An additional distinguishing feature of the History Department is the educational offer with a practical orientation.