Homepage of Prof. Dr. Klaus Hentschel  (Stuttgart)


Since 2003: member of  the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina in Halle

since Oct. 1, 2007: Director of the Section for History of Science and Technology (GNT) in the History Department of the University of Stuttgart,

since Oct. 15, 2007: Vice chair of the History Department., from Oct. 2010 until Sept. 2013 chair of the History Department, since then again vice chair.

Sept. 2013 - March 2015  Head of the Fachverband Wissenschaftsgeschichte, since then until today second head.

Since 2014 elected member of the German National Committee for the International Union for the History of Philosophy of Science (IUHPS), Division of History of Science and Technology (DHST)

Since 2005: corresponding member of the Académie Internationale d'Histoire des Sciences in Paris, since 2013 full member

Main series editor of  Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Wissenschafts- und Technikgeschichte

co-editor of Sudhoffs Archiv; editorial board member of Physics in Perspective

1996 until today: scientific consultant for the English translation of all correspondence volumes of the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein (from vol. 8 until vol. 15 so far)


Main Research Interests:


Please click on the following items:

Publications: Books, Papers and Reviews

Talks given

Teaching in the Past

Current Teaching, click here then follow the link ‘Lehre’

Advisor of Advanced Students (currently 6 Ph.D. thesis;10 finished Ph.D.s; numerous MA and BA theses)

A brief cv and other information on Hentschel’s academic activities

Recent research on the German Physical Society during the NS-period

Klaus Hentschel’s Profile in Research Gate

·        Profile at Academia.edu

A few useful internet-links



Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Dipl. phys. Klaus Hentschel M.A.

Universität Stuttgart
Historisches Institut
Abt. für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften und Technik
Keplerstraße 17, Level 8a
D-70174 Stuttgart

Tel.: 0711 / 685-82312
Fax: 0711 / 685-82767

Homepage Klaus Hentschel, last modified Nov. 16, 2016