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Holger M. Meding

Professor of Iberian and Latin American History

Department of History
Iberian and Latin American History
D-50923 Cologne

Office: 0.020 (Philosophikum)

Phone: #49-(0)221-470-5241
Fax:     #49-(0)221-470-4996
E-Mail: holger.meding(at)

Consultation and Crediting Services

  • Consultation: Bachelor and Master Studies in History, Bachelor and Master in Area Studies America
  • Crediting: Bachelor and Master Studies in History, Area Studies Latin America, Area Studies Eastern and Central Europe (ROME), Public History, North American Studies; Crediting of exam results for applications for postgraduate studies in History

Office hours

Homework and documents can be sent to me electronically.

If you have any questions, please contact histinst-studienberatung(at)

Key publications

  • Panama. Staat und Nation im Wandel, 1903 - 1941 (Lateinamerikanische Forschungen, Beihefte zum Jahrbuch für Geschichte Lateinamerikas, Bd. 30), Cologne, Weimar, Vienna 2002
  • La ruta de los nazis en tiempos de Perón, Buenos Aires 1999
  • "Der Weg". Eine deutsche Emigrantenzeitschrift in Buenos Aires, 1947 - 1957, Berlin 1997

Main research topics

  • Intelligence/ Secret Services in Latin America
  • German-Latin American relations
  • Migration, state and nation building in Latin America