The Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam

Directors: Prof. Dr. Frank Bösch, Prof. Dr. Martin Sabrow

The Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History (Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung – ZZF) is a research institute for German and European contemporary history in the 20th century and its impact on the present. As a member of the Leibniz Association, half of its basic endowment is funded by the Federal Government and half by the states. In addition, the institute raises third-party funds for research projects.

The ZZF collaborates with numerous universities and other research institutes in Germany and abroad, and has an international visiting-scholar program. It is linked to the University of Potsdam and Humboldt University in Berlin by joint professorships, and cooperates with a range of other institutes of higher learning in research, teaching and training a new generation of scholars.

The institute is currently divided into four research departments plus the institute’s directorship focusing on the following subject areas:

Alongside basic research, the provision of research infrastructures and knowledge transfer are central tasks of the ZZF.

ZZF flyer for download (PDF, January 2016)

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The Centre for Contemporary History Potsdam

Directors: Prof. Dr. Frank Bösch, Prof. Dr. Martin Sabrow

The Leibniz Centre for Contemporary History (Leibniz-Zentrum für Zeithistorische Forschung – ZZF) is a research institute for German and European contemporary history in the 20th century and its impact on the present. As a member of the Leibniz Association, half of its basic endowment is funded by the Federal Government and half by the states. In addition, the institute raises third-party funds for research projects.

The ZZF collaborates with numerous universities and other research institutes in Germany and abroad, and has an international visiting-scholar program. It is linked to the University of Potsdam and Humboldt University in Berlin by joint professorships, and cooperates with a range of other institutes of higher learning in research, teaching and training a new generation of scholars.

The institute is currently divided into four research departments plus the institute’s directorship focusing on the following subject areas:

Alongside basic research, the provision of research infrastructures and knowledge transfer are central tasks of the ZZF.

ZZF flyer for download (PDF, January 2016)

Info