Former and elapsing Graduate Schools
- Funded from 2013 to 2019
Starting with the dynamic concepts of form and model, this Research Training Group (Graduiertenkolleg) explores three major subject areas: theories of form (history of concepts), practices of form (history of genres), and cultures of form (history of transfers).
The research focus at the Graduate School European Classics was the Classical age whose formative impact shaped all areas of intellectual life, including philosophy, religion, literature, language, art and politics.
PhD Research Group "Literary Theory as Theory of Society"Funded from 2012 to 2016
The PhD Research Group (Promotionskolleg) "Literary Theory as Theory of Society" offered a doctoral programme for all fields of literary studies. The programme was an independent Research Group of the Graduate School Practices of Literature, funded by the Hans Böckler Foundation.
Europa-KollegFunded from 2012 to 2015
The Europa-Kolleg was a literary Graduate School devoted to examining to what extent literature played a role in political controversy and how it could provide a crisis-plagued Europe with new ideas. The German Research Foundation (DFG) financed six doctoral positions at the Graduate School from 2012 to 2015.