Welcome

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

Call for Application: Temporary Lecturer Position at the Department of Global Studies in Santa Barbara

The Department of Global Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach courses in Global Studies for the upcoming openings. Opening date is February 19th, 2018 and the final date will be October 31st, 2018.[more]


Separatism in Eastern Europe. An audio podcast with Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian.

Prof. Stefan Troebst and Aleksander Osipian have given an interview on the topic "Separatism in Eastern Europe: The conflict continues." at detektor.fm.[more]


The EEGA ScienceCampus' 2016-2017 Annual Report

The EEGA ScienceCampus recently published the first annual report in which its structure, past activities and some perspectives for the future are outlined.[more]