Institute of History


The symbols will take you directly to some of the current projects:

In the DFG Research Training Group "Self-Making. Practices of Subjectivation through Historical and Interdisciplinary Perspectives" young scientist examine the subject or the self-making of men.

In the teaching/learning laboratory "Villa GeistReich" of the Humanities students and pupils learn how to do research.

On the occasion of the Reformation anniversary in 2017 the project "Freiheitsraum Reformation" brings cultural, scientific and church institutions together to develop new perspectives on the complex topic of Reformation.

Wolkenkuckucksburg Exhibition

"Wolkenkuckucksburg - What would the city be without the university?"
An exhibition in the "Schlaue Haus Oldenburg" (Schlossplatz 16) organized by students of the Master study programme 'Museum and Exhibition Studies' of the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg
vom 18.11.2014, 09:30 Uhr – Mi, 07.01.2015, 18:00 Uhr

Lecture series

Lecture series winter semester 2014/15:
"Pomp & Circumstance: Media and Practices of political power in history"
A cooperation project of the Institute of History and the Federal Institute for Culture and History of the Germans in Eastern Europe (BKGE).
Venue: Smart House, Schlossplatz 16, 26122 Oldenburg.
Further information and already fix dates of the lecture series you will find here.


Institute Director


Ingrid Heuser
Room A11 1-110
Phone: + 49 (0)441 798-4507
Fax: + 49 (0)441 798-3021
E-Mail: geschichte(at)


Carl von Ossietzky-Universität Oldenburg
Fakultät IV - Institut für Geschichte
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118, Gebäude A11
D - 26129 Oldenburg

Advice and information

Course guidance service

Questions concerning studies and teaching please address to
Sarah Neumann.

Office hours

Please see detailed office hour information on individual persons or on stud.IP.


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