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 Prof. Dr. Gertrud Pickhan

Curriculum Vitae

Date of birth:27 August 1956

Education

1963-1975

Elementary and secondary school in Dortmund

1975-1982

Student of history, Slavic studies and education at the Universities of Münster, Vienna and Hamburg

06/1982

Examination for teachers at the Gymnasium level

03/1985-06/1985

Study visit to the Soviet Union (DFG grant)

05/ 1989 

Doctorate in history at the University of Hamburg

12/1999

Habilitation in modern and Eastern European history at the University of Hamburg

Academic positions

1985-1990

Research assistant and lecturer at the University of the Bundeswehr in Hamburg

1990-1992

Research fellow and lecturer at the University of the Bundeswehr in Hamburg

1993-1997  

Research fellow at the German Historical Institute in Warsaw

03-07/1993

Temporary lecturer at the University of the Bundeswehr in Hamburg

10/1993-07/1994

Temporary lecturer at the University of Hannover

04-07/1995

Temporary lecturer at the University of Hamburg

1997-2000

Research fellow and deputy founding director of the Simon Dubnow Institute for Jewish History and Culture, Leipzig

10/1999-02/2000

Temporary lecturer at the Collegium Polonicum, Slubice/Europa University Viadrina, Frankfurt/Oder

03-07/2000

Visiting professor of Polish Studies at the Technical University of Dresden

8/2000-02/2003

Professor of Polish Studies at the Technical University of Dresden

06/2002

Appointed full professor of Eastern European History at the University of Zurich

Since 4/2003

 Professor of East-Central European History at the FU Berlin