This professorship provides education and research in European Art History from the 16th to the 21st century. It specializes in post-1800 art production, analyzing differing features of Romanticism within a trans-European frame and further applies a transdisciplinary approach. Lectures and seminars focus on painting and secular and ecclesiastical architecture. Within the context of the 20th century specific topics such as political iconography, artist associations and peculiar expressions like Land Art are part of the schedule.