Dr Frenz offers courses on the history of India, Africa, and the Indian Ocean arena, as well as in global history, from the 18th to the 20th centuries. Thematic and methodological foci are the history of migrations and oral history.
Summer Semester 2020:
MA course 'At Home in Stuttgart and the World'.
Unfortunately, the MA course ‛At Home in Stuttgart and the World’ cannot take place in the summer semester 2020 due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
You can find further information on this and all other courses taught at the Institute of History in the module guide (in German only).
Teaching material is uploaded on the online learning platform ILIAS.
You have to submit your essays electronically and as print-outs.
You need to fill in all fields of and sign the anti-plagiarism declaration, and submit this with your essay. The most recent version of the anti-plagiarism declaration can be downloaded here.
I welcome proposals for doctoral research as well as for BA and MA dissertations on aspects of the history of India, Africa, the Indian Ocean, between the 18th and 20th centuries.
Office hours are arranged individually. Please send an email to agree on a date and time.
Studying at Stuttgart
In this section, you will find more information on studying history at Stuttgart.
You can get advice at four different offices:
1. The central advisory service for students at the University of Stuttgart.
2. The 'pilot' helping you to navigate your studies at the Philosophical-Historical Faculty.
3. The humanities pre-course at the Philosophical-Historical Faculty.
4. The degree course management office (advice for history students) at the Institute of History.
If you would like to study in a European country, you can get advice at the Erasmus coordination office. To start with, you can find useful information on the Erasmus programme here.
If you would like to study at a university which is not part of the Erasmus or the Erasmus+ programme, you will find information about studying abroad and regarding exchange possibilities in the booklet "Studieren im Ausland". In addition, you can get advice at the Dezernat Internationales.
Information on the partner universities of the University of Stuttgart.
If you are an international student looking for information about the University of Stuttgart, go to the website of the Dezernat Internationales.
If you suffer from a chronic disease and therefore cannot be present at all course modules or your disease affects examination procedures, please get in touch with the chair of the history exam committee, Professor Joachim Bahlcke. If all requirements are met and you provide a medical certificate by your doctor, Professor Joachim Bahlke will be able to give you written confirmation to balance disadvantages.
Further information on "studying with challenges" can be found on the webpages of the central advisory service.