Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Didaktik der Geschichte
GA 5/62
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum


Carla Matz
Phone: +49 (0)234 - 32 - 28650
Room: GA 4/129

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You can find an English version of the travel directions from Bochum centre (main train station) to us here.

Latest News

  • Book recommendation:

    Palgrave Handbook of Research in Historical Culture and Education
    Edited by Mario Carretero, Stefan Berger, and Maria Grever
    More Information

  • Book recommendation:

    Anne Frank

    Das Anne Frank Tagebuch
    Eine Quelle historischen Lernens in Unterricht und Studium
    von Nicola Brauch
    ISBN 978-3-17-021894-9
    Further Information: Publishing company homepage (only available in German)

  • Click here for a course schedule (summer term 2016).
    (only available in German)

  • Book recommendation from the series History and Public History
    (edited by Nicola Brauch):

    Living History

    Living History als Gegenstand Historischen Lernens
    Begriffe - Problemfelder - Materialien

    by Miriam Sénécheau/Stefanie Samida
    ISBN 978-3-17-022438-4
    Further Information: Publishing company homepage (only available in German)
    Author interview (only available in German).

  • The book "GESCHICHTSDIDAKTIK" ("History Didactics") of Prof. Brauch is now available!


    ISBN 978-3-05-005167-3
    Further information (only available in German).

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  • The History Teacher Education Offer „History in Films“ was held on March 8 2016 in the in the Alfred Krupp student laboratory section “humanities and social sciences”. You can find further Information here.

  • The 3rd Meeting of the Society for Empirical Research in Education was held from Wednesday, March 11 – Friday, March 13, 2015 in Bochum in cooperation with the Professional School of Education of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. You can find an overview of the lectures of Prof. Brauch and the chair of History Didactics here.

  • Practice wins in history competition
    A practical seminar of module IV has won a history competition. Read more ...

  • You find an article published by the WAZ newspaper as well as some photographs from the open house Alfried Krupp-Schülerlabor (08.01.2014) here .

  • You can find the result of the course Praktische Übung "Geschichte zum Hören - Podcasts als Teil der Geschichtskultur" ("History for listening - potcasts as part of history culture") here.