Studienprogramme

Ancient Languages and Texts (ALT)

The doctoral program ALT focuses on literary texts from ancient cultures as well as documentary texts found in inscriptions and papyri. Philological as well as cultural and historical questions are at the centre of interest.

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Ancient Objects and Visual Studies (AOViS)

The focus of the doctoral program AOVis is on ancient artefacts with regard to the conservation, archiving, museological presentation and digital preparation. An additional focus is on "images" as a medium of communication in antiquity.

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Ancient Philosophy/History of Ancient Science (APhil/HistAS)

The thematic emphasis of the doctoral program APhil/HistAS are the ancient philosophers, as well as the reception and impact of their works on the Mediterranean and the Arab speaking part of the world. Furthermore, the research objective is also concerned with the various disciplines regarding their development in terms of cultural change.

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Landscape Archaeology and Architecture (LAA)

Central to the doctoral program LAA are the research fields: landscape archaeology and building history. The thematic focus deals with various methods, research strategies and techniques for the modelling and reconstruction of ancient structures and landscapes.

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Languages and Cultures of the Silk Road (Silk Road)

The disciplines Iranian Studies, Turkology, Central Asian Studies and East Asian Art History are the focus of the doctoral program Silk Road. Possible research topics would primarily examine philological phenomena, as well as archaeology and questions from the areas of religious and cultural studies.

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