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Studying history involves:

  • Getting to know and dealing with historical sources
  • Analysing and interpreting sources and specialist literature
  • Understanding and interpreting different scientific consensuses on historical phenomena
  • Learning methods and formats for imparting and documenting historical and historical-scientific knowledge

The range of courses includes the history of the Middle Ages, the general history of the Early Modern Period, general contemporary history with special consideration of non-European countries and cultures, European contemporary history with a focus on conflict and migration research, the history of Austria and Central Europe, historical regional and cultural studies and comparative regional history, general economic and social history, Southeastern European history and anthropology, the history of Latin America, the history of science and gender history. Special teaching-methodological courses are offered for the approximately 2000 history students in the teacher training programme.

Helpful information when starting your studies

University-wide universal information can be found at studienstart.uni-graz.at. This includes the legally required information on study law, protection against discrimination, co-determination, and the advancement of women as well as information on service and contact points at our university.


Curricular committee chairperson Assoz. Prof. DDr. Werner Suppanz

Please make an appointment for a consultation via e-mail. State your concerns and attach scans of the documents to be discussed or processed.

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