Faculty of History
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Welcome to the Department of History

The Department of History of the Ruhr University is one of the largest in Germany, which enables it to offer first-class study with regard to thematic breadth and student-teacher ratio. The 14 professorships and 5 assistant professorships, as well as numerous other lecturers, make up an academic unit which is rich in perspective, with a strong research record and good international connections. We offer an increasing number of specific qualifications as well as the BA for all history students, the Master of Arts in history and the Master of Education. The Institute is significantly involved in the Masters courses Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MARS), Gender Studies and Religious Studies.