Partner, Förderer und Sponsoren

The organising team of the 54th German Historians' Day would like to thank the following institutions, also on behalf of the Association of Historians of Germany (VHD) and the Association of History Teachers of Germany (VGD), for their manifold contributions to the success of the Historians' Day 2023 in Leipzig:

  • Universität Leipzig
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft
  • Stadt Leipzig
  • Freistaat Sachsen sowie Vertretung des Freistaats Sachsen beim Bund

Express thanks are due to the following institutions and foundations for their generous financial support and other donations:

  • Gerda Henkel Stiftung
  • C.H. Beck-Verlag
  • Körber Stiftung
  • Ernst Klett Verlag
  • Kreis- und Stadtsparkasse Leipzig
  • Universitätsgesellschaft Leipzig
  • Villeroy & Boch AG

We would also like to thank our media partners for their support::

  • H-Soz-Kult
  • Clio online

Weiterer Dank

We would also like to express our sincere thanks for their support to the members of the office of the Association of German Historians, the other members of the Leipzig local committee and the staff of the organisation office, especially Stefanie Stolle and Milan Spindler as well as Jan-Robin Hengfoss, Charlotte Hoff, Amira Tanabene and Melanie Weinreich. These thanks expressly include the many members of the congress team, consisting of student and academic assistants, volunteers and members of the mid-level staff at the University of Leipzig. Thanks are also due to the staff of the administration of the University of Leipzig, namely Department 4 and the University Communications Office, as well as to all those who participated in the design of the accompanying programme.

We would like to thank Montagmorgens GmbH (Krefeld), maXxPrint GmbH (Leipzig), sedruck KG (Leipzig), Quagga Catering (Leipzig), Leipziger Mietmöbel (Leipzig), makroni Veranstaltungstechnik (Leipzig), medical event solutions GmbH (Berlin) and Your Confriends GmbH (Leipzig) for their multifaceted support, i.e. graphic, culinary, logistical and technical.

All their help and support has made a major congress like the Historikertag possible in the first place.

Prof. Dr. Dirk van Laak
Sprecher des 54. Deutschen Historikertags

Prof. Dr. Julia A. Schmidt-Funke
Sprecherin des 54. Deutschen Historikertags

PD Dr. Thomas Urban
Geschäftsführung des 54. Deutschen Historikertags

Dr. Marie von Lüneburg
Geschäftsführung des Verbands der Historiker und Historikerinnen e.V. (VHD)

Here you will find the link to digital participation in the event "metoohistory: Discussion event on abuse of power in the German science system". Digital participation is accessible free of charge. All further information on this event can be found here:

8th September 2023

Here you can find an overview of the specialist sections and special events at the 54th German Historikertag in Leipzig, from 19th to 22nd September 2023, available for download as a PDF:

Übersicht Fachsektionen und Sonderveranstaltungen

25 August 2023

Registration for the accompanying programme is open until 01.09. You can find the programme here. You can register for the individual events at

23 June 2023

The preparations for the Historikertag in Leipzig are entering the home straight. The programme is ready, the rooms have been booked and the timetable is almost complete. Excitement and anticipation are rising. The local committee, the Association of Historians, the Association of History Teachers as well as countless helpers are looking forward to the visit of as many interested people as possible and are available to help with the organisation in word and deed. We hope for a pleasant stay and an intensive professional exchange from 19 to 22 September here in our city.

The local committee (Prof. Dr. Dirk van Laak as spokesperson, Prof. Dr. Julia Schmidt-Funke as spokesperson, both in front, and PD Dr. Thomas Urban as executive director, in the back).
The local committee (Prof. Dr. Dirk van Laak as spokesperson, Prof. Dr. Julia Schmidt-Funke as spokesperson, both in front, and PD Dr. Thomas Urban as executive director, in the back). (Photo: Stefanie Stolle, Organisation Office 54th German Historians' Day 2023)

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