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: Wednesdays, 4.30pm - 6pm.

Exceptions: On November 25th, there will only be time for students with urgent problems between 4pm and 5pm. On December 1st, the office hours will not take place.

Students wishing to speak with Prof. Gienow-Hecht, 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 to Verena Specht at

Prof. Dr. Michaela Hampf: Tuesdays, 2 - 3pm.

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Jobs: Thursdays, 1 - 2pm.

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

Rebecca Brückmann: Mondays, 2 - 3pm.

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.