The W1 Professorship in European History researches and teaches the history of Europe from the 19th to the 21st century in a global perspective. Its geographical research focus is on Western and Southern Europe, particularly Germany and the Latin countries including their Mediterranean interconnections. Methodologically, it focuses on comparative, transnational and histoire croisée approaches.


Fabian Lemmes joined Saarland University as Professor for Culture and Media History on 1 March 2023.