Department of History

AddressLansstraße 7-9
14195 Berlin
Verena Specht
Telephone+49 30 838 52474
Fax+49 30 838 52873

The team of the history department in front of the House of the Cultures of the World in Berlin Mitte.

Office Hours

Prof. Dr. Jessica Gienow-Hecht: Students wishing to speak with Prof. Gienow-Hecht during office hours, please enter your name on the list located on the pin board next to room 216. Students wishing to contact Prof. Gienow-Hecht via email, please write first to Verena Specht at

Professor Gienow-Hecht's next office hour will be on Tuesday, 26 April, from 8 - 9am. After that, regular office hours will take place every Wednesday on Wednesdays, 5 - 6pm, starting on 4 May.

Prof. Dr. Michaela Hampf: Mondays, 4.30 - 5.30pm. (During the semester break: Monday, March 7, 4pm; Tuesday, April 5, 10am; and via email appointments.)

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Jobs: Tuesdays, 10 - 11am.

Prof. em. Dr. Knud Krakau: appointment via email with description only.

Rebecca Brückmann: Mondays, 2 - 3pm. (During the semester break: Monday, 29 February 2016, 10 a.m. to noon (please register via email).

Office: Mondays, 9 am - 5 pm, Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 am - 1 pm.

If you need to change the module of a history course or get a history course from another institution acknowledged to fulfill your graduation requirements, please bring the appropriate paperwork to Professor Gienow-Hecht's office hours. The form for changing a module within the institute can be found at the bottom of this page. To use a course from another institute or university, please bring this form.

You can find the program of this semester's research colloquium here.