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Enthusiastic and successful in research, teaching, study


With three professorships, the Freiburg Institute of Cultural Anthropology and European Ethnology is one of the larger academic institutions in the field in the German-speaking world that deals with cultural phenomena. The research and teaching programme is correspondingly diverse. You can find an overview of our experts here


The Institute distinguishes itself in particular through the following thematic foci:

  • political and economic anthropology
  • popular culture
  • migration and mobility
  • city, country, space


Cooperation for research and practice

Our network is just as strong as our professional expertise. The Freiburg Institute cooperates with the following institutions, among others:

Badisches Landesmuseum
Zentrum für Populäre Kultur und Musik (ZPKM)
Archiv für Soziale Bewegungen
Landesstelle für Volkskunde in Stuttgart 
Landesstelle für Volkskunde in Staufen