The Global and European Studies Institute (GESI) is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy of the University of Leipzig and devoted to graduate teaching and research in the field of Globalisation and Europeanisation. It works at the cross-roads of several disciplines and aims at an analytical interpretation of the global condition in which we live. We do so by studying its emergence over and by examining the reciprocity of increasing flows of people, goods, capital and ideas transcending traditional borders of political, economic and cultural units on the one hand and to changing attempts of gaining control over these flows on the other hand. ... read more 

News from the GESI

"Helsinki - A historical place". Stefan Troebst on the official meeting between President Trump and President Putin

Helsinki has been a prefered place for international head of state meetings for some time now. On July 16th, it was witness to a meeting between the American President Donald Trump and the Russian President Vladimir Putin. [more]

Call for Application: Tenure-Track Professorship "Development Studies from a Global History Perspective" at the University of Vienna

The University of Vienna calls for applications for an open Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Development Studies from a Global History Perspective. It is a full-time position. [more]