The study of society and history is an overarching field of research that extends into various other disciplines as part of the network university at the University of Augsburg. The humanities and social sciences address current and fundamental societal challenges from various perspectives. In Augsburg, the City of Peace, peace and conflict research stands in focus. From ancient history to the history of the European-transatlantic cultural sphere, as well as regional and modern history, historians accompany societal analyses.