Tasks and Objectives

The tasks and objectives of the Institute of European Cultural History are, in particular, the cataloguing and scientific investigation of the rich source material of the city of Augsburg and its Swabian surroundings from a European perspective. This includes the planned promotion and stimulation of relevant research projects, the provision of a research infrastructure and the creation of a platform for the exchange and communication of researchers who are committed to the aims of the IEK. In addition, the Institute's tasks include communicating the knowledge gained in this way to the scientific and non-scientific public.