The Faculty of Philology and History is distinguished by a broad and varied range of individual or joint research activities frequently linked on a national or international level. The research projects are primarily related to the three main areas of the faculty:

Our major fields of research are linked due to personal contacts and subject-related exchange. A characteristic feature of the Faculty is the close cooperation between various departments leading to its specific profile combining historical-cultural with philological-textual questions. These questions also feature in the work of the

Part of this concept are also the Research Training Group Wissensfelder der Neuzeit as well as the internationally linked Elite Master's Degrees Ethics of Textual Cultures and Art and Visual Culture.