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Faculty of Humanities
Faculty of Humanities

Welcome to the Faculty of Humanities

Hosting six different institutes, the Faculty of Humanities is the biggest and most diverse faculty at TU Chemnitz. Traditional courses of study like English, German, Political Science and European History are combined with modern subjects such as Media Studies, Intercultural Communication and European Studies.

The Faculty of Humanities offers:
  • engaging fields of study,
  • excellent conditions for students,
  • personal support and assistance,
  • lively and innovational research and publication activities,
  • motivated exchange across disciplines,
  • and extensive Ph.D. progammes.

Collaborative Research Centre "Hybrid Societies: Humans Interacting with Embodied Technologies" at the Faculty of Humanities

A collage showing different people interacting with different robots

Image: Jacob Müller

An interdisciplinary team of 30 professors and senior researchers from Chemnitz University of Technology are investigating how efficient coordination takes place between people and embodied technologies in the Collaborative Research Centre "Hybrid Societies", which has been approved by the German Research Foundation (DFG).

Experts from the Institutes of English/American Studies, German Studies and Intercultural Communication as well as Media Research at the Faculty of Humanities are also conducting research on the topic of "Hybrid Societies - People Interacting with Embodied Technologies".

Events in the next days

  • Tuesday, 13.06.2023 Historisch-semiotische Überlegungen zum Begriff „Semitismus“ (Seminar/Colloquium)

  • Wednesday, 14.06.2023 Strategic vulnerability management - security aspects of energy supply and global supply chains (Lecture)

    • Philosophische Fakultät, Professur Internationale Politik
    • Time: 19:00 to 20:30 Location: Str. der Nationen 33, Universitätsbibliothek IdeenReich Language: Deutsch
    • Speaker: Prof. Dr. Andreas Goldthau (Professor for Public Policy, Erfurt) & Julia Hess (Projektmanagerin, Stiftung Neue Verantwortung)
    • Info: Weitere Informationen: PD Dr. Antje Nötzold,
    • Lecture series "Germany and Europe at the "Zeitenwende" - Future Tasks for Security Policy" by the Political Education Forum Saxony of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Chair of International Politics at Chemnitz University of Technology
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  • Tuesday, 20.06.2023 Oskar Lafontaine – Eine politische Biographie (Seminar/Colloquium)