Historical Institute at the University of Duisburg-Essen

Director of the Institute

Prof. Dr. Markus Bernhardt
Room: R12 S05 H96

Secretary: Elke Spliessgardt
Room: R12 S05 H93

Deputy Director of the Institute

Prof. Dr. Stefan Brakensiek
Room: R12 R05 B05

Secretary: Angelika Köffer
Room: R12 V05 D95

Academic Coordination

Marc Kleinheyer, M.A.

Dr. Stephan Knops
Room: R12 R05 A11


The secretariats can currently be reached by mail, as well as by telephone during normal opening hours.

Office Hours

Consultation hours are currently generally not held in presence form, but in digital formats. A current list of office hours with corresponding information on the procedure/format can be found under the above link. All lecturers can be contacted by mail. In some cases, you will also find more detailed information on the pages of the individual departments as to the form in which contact can currently be made.

Course of studies and important contact persons

The study plan for the Bachelor programs (valid from enrollment in WS 20/21) can be found here.
All important contact persons (program & module officers) as well as other contact persons can be found here.


Here you will find current IT- and software notes.