Modern historical science is a fascinating discipline that deals with all aspects of human life. Data, battles, state actions and "big men" have long been no longer at the center of the subject: from the everyday life of the people of the past centuries to the history of the body and the
Gender relations, from the history of marginalized groups to dealing with the causes of revolutions and crises, a broad thematic spectrum is dealt with. To pursue history is concerned with the dreams and projects, with the hopes and fears of our ancestors; Means to get to know the conditions of human existence in the different societies. History tells us who we are by reconstructing as we have become. It shows us "past future": it shows how other generations deal with the threats and opportunities that exist in every present.
The courses of further education in Applied History (applied history) at the University of Zurich open up the specific strategic potentials of the historical method, which are of practical use for a wide range of occupational fields: in politics, diplomacy, business, management, media and business cultural scene.