Prof. Dr Christof Berns

Research Interests

  • Settlement Archaeology
  • Archaeological Urbanism (Miletus)
  • Culture of Roman Anatolia

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2013
 Appointed to the chair for Classical Archaeology at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena (declined)
  • 2012-2013
 Visiting professor at the Uludağ University Bursa, Department for Archaeology
  • Since 2012
 Professor for Classical Archaeology with its focus of research on Miletus at the RUB
  • 2009-2012 
Visiting professor at the Institute for Classical Archaeology at the FU Berlin
  • 2007-2008
 Substitute Professor at the Institute of Archaeology at the University of Cologne
  • 2006
 Habilitation in Kiel
  • 2004-2005
 DFG-research scholarship holder at the DAI (German Institute for Archaeology) Madrid
  • 2001-2007
 Research assistant at the Institute of Archaeology at the CAU Kiel
  • 2000-2001
 Academic research volunteer at the state collection of antiques in Berlin
  • 1999
 Feodor Lynen-scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Stiftung for the Sagalassos Archaeological Research Project at the KU Leuven
  • 1997-1998
 PostDoc-scholarship of the post graduate programme "Formierung und Selbstdarstellung städtischer Eliten im römischen Reich" (Formation and self-presentation of civic elites in the Roman Empire) (GK 77) at the University of Cologne
  • 1997 
Research assistant at the research archive of antique sculptures of the University of Cologne
  • 1996
 Doctorate in Cologne
  • 1993-1996
 Scholarship holder of the post graduate programme "Formierung und Selbstdarstellung städtischer Eliten im römischen Reich" (Formation and self-presentation of civic elites in the Roman Empire)
  • 1993
 Master's degree (Classical Archaeology) at the University of Cologne

Research Projects


Institute of Archaeological Sciences
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Am Bergbaumuseum 31
44791 Bochum

Office Hours: Thurs. 13-15 pm, during the semester break on appointment
Phone: (0234) 32-23893
christof.berns@rub.de

Publications Prof. Dr. Christof Berns
Christof Berns on academia.edu