The Master's course in Global Studies at the University of Leipzig

The Master's course "Global Studies - A European Perspective" is offered by a transnational Consortium of eleven universities worldwide.

It is co-ordinated by the Global and European Studies Institute of the University of Leipzig. Students studying the two-years Master's course may choose to study for one of the two years in Leipzig.

On the following pages all Leipzig based students as well as applicants interested to pursue one year in Leipzig can find detailed information about the study programme in Leipzig.

If you are seeking to get information about the entire Master's course and/or the other partner universities offering the programme please visit the following website:



Reading Workshops at Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, 25 June – 3 July 2016

In the framework of the festival of photography in Leipzig the American artist Monica Haller is offering reading workshops on subjective perspectives in the process of media coverage. [more]

Prof. Dr. Hartmut Elsenhans on Youtube

An interview with Prof. Dr. Hartmut Elsenhans on a European Union of the Nations and Regions and a potential Brexit is now available on youtube. [more]

Deadline for “MA programme Global Studies with a special emphasis on Peace and Security” extended

The IPSS of the Addis Ababa University and the GESI at the University of Leipzig extended the deadline for applications for the MA programme starting in September 2016.[more]

Lecture Series on differentiated integration at Leipzig University

In cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy the Faculty of Law is organizing a lecture series on different approaches to integration in Europe.[more]

Colloquium on spaces of migration in Eastern Europe at GWZO in the summer semester

In the context of the project ‘Spatilization within the context of Globalization Processes’ the GWZO, the Center for Area Studies and Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography will be organizing a colloquium.[more]

Colloquium on the ‘refugee crisis’ and the new Europe at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle

The MPI for Social Anthropology and the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg are organizing a colloquium entitled ‘Boundaries, Bodies, and Politics’ in the summer semester. [more]

Summer school at Charles University, Prague, September 10th –September 25th 2016

In the context of recent political and social issues in Europe the Charles University Prague organizes an interdisciplinary summer school. [more]