The Max Planck Institute for the History of Science comprises two departments under the direction of Jürgen Renn (I) and Dagmar Schäfer (III). In addition are Research Groups, each directed by one junior Research Group Leader or Coordinator.
The Institute also comprises of a Research IT Group—specialist in digital humanities—doctoral students, and research and teaching cooperations with other institutions worldwide.
Structural Changes in Systems of Knowledge
Artifacts, Action, Knowledge
Practices of Validation in the Biomedical Sciences
China in the Global System of Science
Historical Epistemology of the Final Theory Program
Premodern Sciences of Soul & Body ca. 800–1650
Computational History of Science
History of the Max Planck Society (GMPG)