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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

  • Wednesday, 26.06.2024 'General educational science' in Brazil: Development and perspectives (Lecture)

    • Philosophische Fakultät, Allgemeine Erziehungswissenschaft
    • Time: 18:00 to 19:30 Location: Reichenhainer Str. 90, Zentr. Hörsaal- und Seminargebäude Raum C10.113 und online unter https://webroom.hrz.tu-chemnitz.de/gl/sus-yyf-jhh-li7 Language: Deutsch
    • Speaker: Profa. Dra. Wivian Weller (Universidade de Brasília, BR)
    • Info: Dr. Susanne Siebholz, – keine Anmeldung erforderlich
    • Evening lecture of the hybrid lecture series "Disciplinary Perspectives on 'General Educational Science' (Part II): What's more - International and transdisciplinary perspectives on 'General Educational Science'"
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  • Wednesday, 26.06.2024 Gesichtserkennung - eine Frage der Ethik? (Lecture)

    • Philosophische Fakultät, IESG & Museum Gunzenhauser
    • Time: 19:00 to 20:30 Location: Museum Gunzenhauser, Stollberger Str. 2, Chemnitz Language: Deutsch
    • Speaker: Dipl.-Betriebswirtin Ulla Coester, if(is), Westfälische Hochschule Gelsenkirchen
    • Info:
    • Vermessung_Normierung_Klassifizierung. Fortsetzung der Ringvorlesung zur Exposition >>Sieh dir die Menschen an. Das neusachliche Typenporträt im Kontext der Weimarer Zeit<< im Museum Gunzenhauser, 11. Mai bis 1. September 2024. Nächste Vorlesung: 03.07.24
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  • Tuesday, 02.07.2024 “Genius boy” of Gruppe 47. A biographical sketch of the music and literary critic Joachim Kaiser (1928-2017) (Lecture)

    • Philosophische Fakultät, Professur für Politische Theorie und Ideengeschichte
    • Time: 13:45 to 15:15 Location: Thüringer Weg 9 213 Language: Deutsch
    • Speaker: Tobias Lentzler
    • Info:
    • Reading Kaiser's texts, one marvels at his uncompromising subjectivity, the cornucopia of education from which he draws. But how did Kaiser become who he was? And what characterised his literary, theatre and music criticism?
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