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Name Field of Research Keywords (Topics) Keywords (Methods)

Prof. Dr. Charikleia Armoni

Papyrology documentary and literary papyrology, history of Egyptian administration and law (ca. 300 BC - 700 AD), literacy and material culture in Egypt (ca. 300 BC - 700 AD)

textual criticism, hermeneutics, content analysis

Prof. Dr. Dietrich Boschung

Classical Archaeology material culture of the ancient world, basic research on ancient sculpture epistemology and impact of material artifacts, media conditions, and potentials of ancient art, ancient portraiture as a figuration of the particular

Prof. Dr. Thiemo Breyer

Philosophy material studies, cultural artefacts, transformations of knowledge phenomenology, epistemology, history and philosophy of science

Prof. Dr. Helmut Brückner

Geography geoarchaeology, geomorphology, geochronology luminescence dating, micromorphology, geochemistry

Prof. Dr. Richard Bussmann

Egyptology provincial Egypt in the Bronze Age, society and religion in  ancient Egypt, urbanism in North-Eastern Africa social archaeology, copmparative approaches to early complex  societies, integration of material, visual and written culture

Prof. Dr.Eckhard Deschler-Erb

Archaeology of the Roman Provinces regionality versus internationality, imperialism, roman army transition between cultures and ages, economy of the ancient wolrd, material turn

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Hammerstaedt

Classical Philology/Papyrology Herculanean papyri, epicurean philosophy (Diogenes of Oenoanda), exploring the largest inscription of the ancient world analysis of lexic, syntax and thought,analysis of material aspects of text tradition, contextualization of geography in ancient writings

Prof. Dr. Michael Heinzelmann

Classical Archaeology    

Prof. Dr Tobias Kienlin

Prehistory (Bronze/Iron Age Archaeology)    

Prof. Dr. Eleftheria Paliou

Computational Archaeology Mediterranean archaeology, urbanism, cultural landscapes complexity theory and science, statiststics, computational modelling and simulation

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Richter


Prehistory quaternary, cultural anthropology, paleolithic era excavation, evolution, chronology

Prof. Dr. Silviane Scharl

Prehistory (Mesolithic/Neolithic Archaeology) european  Neolithic and Copper Age, innovation transfer in prehistoric  societies, economic archaeology, exchange systems integration of natural sciences into archaeological research (esp.  isotope analysis), lithic analysis, comparative approaches (e.g.  innovation transfer)

Jun.-Prof. Dr. Thoralf Schröder

Classical Archaeology    

Prof. Dr. Hans-Peter Wotzka

Prehistory (African Archaeology)