Research areas



Haskalah, Kabbalah

History of Judaism     

Antiquity, Middle Ages, Modern Age, history of emancipation 

Science and Fine Arts


Monotheistic Triangle, Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Heritage and Cultural Transfer

Jewish Theology

Rabbinic Studies, Talmud Studies, Liturgy and Liturgical Music, History of Synagogues

History of Law and Jewish Law

History of Biography and Social History

Migration Research

Social History and History of Economics


Israel and Zionism

Holocaust Research and Memorial Culture

Investigation of the National Socialism, Oral History, Family Memory

Research on AntiSemitism and Right-Wing Extremism


Aramaic, Hebrew, Yiddish, Semitism