Universität Hamburg is northern Germany’s largest and most diverse center of research. Its research profile is distinguished by its 5 core research areas, 5 emerging fields, and 8 profile initiatives forming the basis for new research alliances.
Researchers in all 7 departments of the Faculty of Humanities are involved, to a great extent in leading positions, in the University’s core research areas, emerging fields, and profile initiatives. The Faculty of Humanities also has a further faculty-based emerging field and a host of individual projects.
Below is an overview of the University’s core research areas, emerging fields, and profile initiatives and the participating researchers from the Faculty of Humanities: