The Saxo-institute researchers are specialists in working with historicism: how everything human is defined by its placement in time and space and continous historical processes. This is valid for both the present and the past.

In order to be able to work with the dimension of time, one must posess both theoretical and methodical expertise as well as linguistic abilities and empirical knowledge about culture and society in certain times and in certain places.
The Saxo-institute researchers collectively posess such expertise, and are thus able to, within the european cultural realm,  cover ancient times, the middle ages and modern history to the present. There are dynmaic reseach environments within all fields.