Friedrich Meinecke Institute

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Friedrich Meinecke Institute
Category: University institute
Carrier: Free University of Berlin
Legal form of the carrier: Public corporation
Facility location: Berlin
Subjects: History
Basic funding: State of Berlin
Management: Paul Nolte (Managing Director)

The Friedrich Meinecke Institute (FMI) is the Institute for History of the Free University of Berlin and part of its Department for History and Cultural Studies . Its aim is the exploration of history in all its breadth.


In the fall of 1951, what was then the "Seminar for Medieval and Modern History" was renamed after Friedrich Meinecke . It has its teaching and research focus in the fields of history and cultural studies. Today it is housed in a larger office and library building at Koserstraße 20 in Berlin-Dahlem , in the Steglitz-Zehlendorf district.

Paul Nolte is the managing director , Daniela Hacke is his deputy .


  • Bachelor of Arts in History
  • Master of Arts in History
  • Since the 2008/09 winter semester, the FMI has been offering the master's degree in Public History in cooperation with the Center for Contemporary History .
  • From the winter semester 2012/13, the FMI will be offering the Global History master’s course .

Well-known lecturers


Former and Emeriti

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Website of the Department of History and Cultural Studies at the Free University of Berlin .

Coordinates: 52 ° 27 ′ 41.3 ″  N , 13 ° 17 ′ 40 ″  E