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Portrait von Professor Dr. Sönke Neitzel vor einem Bücheregal
Photo: Kai Bublitz

Prof Dr Sönke Neitzel

Office hours in summer semester 2024

In the summer semester 2024, consultation hours will take place on Tuesdays from 16:00 to 17:30.

The consultation hour on 14.5.2024 unfortunately has to be cancelled.

We recommend that you register for office hours by e-mail (sekretariat-militaergeschichte@uni-potsdam) so that we can inform you in good time if there are any changes to the schedule.

Homework and other mail can be deposited in the "Historisches Institut" post box on the lower floor of house 11.



Contact details

Portrait von Professor Neitzel in schwarz-weiß

Prof. Dr. Sönke Neitzel

Chair of War Studies


Campus Am Neuen Palais
Bld. 11, 1.01
(2nd floor)


consulting hours
WiSe 2023/24: Research semester, therefore limited office hours, see yellow info box


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Research interests

  • History of War and Organised Violence in the Modern Era
  • International History of the 19th and 20th Century
  • History of the German Armed Forces (Bundeswehr) in an international perspective

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Scholarships and awards

  • 2023: Lehrpreis der Philosophischen Fakultät der Universität Potsdam
  • 2022: Preis „Bundeswehr und Gesellschaft“ der Bundesministerin für Verteidigung
  • 2010: Research fellow at the Gerda-Henkel-Stiftung of the KWI Essen.
  • 1996: Werner-Hahlweg Dissertation Prize.

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Memberships and advisory boards