Prof. Dr. phil. Dr. h. c. Robert Jütte has been Director of the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Robert Bosch Foundation in Stuttgart since 1990. He was a lecturer from 1983 to 1989, then Professor of Modern History at the University of Haifa/Israel and has been teaching at the University of Stuttgart since 1991. In 2018 he received the honorary degree "Doctor of Hebrew Letters" from the Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership, Chicago. His main areas of research are the social history of medicine, history of alternative medicine, everyday and cultural history of the early modern period, and Jewish history.