ASH integrates a variety of (inter)disciplinary perspectives, including history, history of art, literature and religious studies. It encourages collaborations between scholars along thematic lines (e.g. Religion, the City, Conflict), geographical focus (e.g. Mediterranean History, American Studies, Modern Germany) and in terms of period (e.g. Antiquity, the Middle Ages, Early Modern and Modern History).
As a broad, inclusive and dynamic School, ASH is home to four distinguished research units:
Members of ASH work together in research groups to initiate, foster and develop common research interests within and outside the faculty. The research groups currently active are listed below.