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 Applications: 2 PhD Positions at Leibniz ScienceCampus, Deadline: 31st August 2017

The Leibniz ScienceCampus Eastern Europe - Global Area (EEGA) ist offering two positions as PhD for a research project on globalisation processes and regional development in all dimensions of society. The positions are offered for a period of three years starting on 1st October 2017. [more]

Call for Applications: Professorship for Globalisation Discourses, Cologne

The Academy of Media Arts Cologne is offering a position as professor for globalisation discourse[more]

Call for Papers: Interdisciplinary Conference - Self-positioning of Eastern European Societies in Global Relations"

The German Association for East European Studies (DGO) in co-operation with several Institutes of the Leibniz Association and the Leibniz Science Campus “Eastern Europe – Global Area” [more]

Leipzig University library awarded prize “Library of the year 2017”

“Digitally autonomous, freely accessible, and powerfully innovative”[more]