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The focus of teaching and research in cultural anthropology and European ethnology in Freiburg is on the following topics: everyday culture, the cultural transformation of basic needs (eg living, eating, dressing), phases of life, religiosity, festivals and rites, popular culture, media, migration and mobility and dealing with cultural diversity, city and space, work and leisure, business and politics, material culture, museum, body / health, minorities, marginalized groups, subcultures


 Third party funded research projects


Collaborative research


Other Projects

  • Prof. Dr. Werner Mezger (conductor): Folklore Europaea
  • Dr. Matthias Möller and Prof. Dr. med. Markus Tauschek: Networked learning, researching, conveying: work in collections. A Cooperation of Folklore Collector Institutions with Universities | Country Initiative Small Subjects

Postdoctoral and habilitation projects


Promotion projects


    Completed dissertations

    Recently completed research projects