Welcome! Building on more than a century of distinguished scholarship and teaching, our faculty and staff serve over 400 undergraduate majors along with many other students passionate about history. We are also home to a vibrant community of some 130 graduate students in both History and the History of Science, Medicine, and Technology.

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Spring Courses

More than 75 Graduate and Undergraduate Courses in History and History of Science will be offered in Spring 2020. Click here to find out more!

Madison History Club

Madison History Club

The Madison History Club brings UW­­–Madison alumni together with people across Madison who are curious about the past and eager to learn and discuss history with others. More here…

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Undergraduate Video Contest

Undergraduate students are eligible to win $500 for a short video on the subject “why take history?” More here…