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:



First “Leipzig Glocal job fair” on the 13th of November

Ana Riberio, a Leipzig based EMGS Alumni, who hosts the local based international webzine “Leipzig Glocal” organizes the first Leipzig Glocal job fair. Qualified employees with experiences in global or local contexts can get in touch with established and start-up companies.  The job fair is open to international-minded people from Germany or abroad. There will be presentations on working and...[more]

Call for Application: Coordinator for “Young Scientists Program” at Leibnitz Institute for Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle, Germany

The IAMO offers a position as coordinator of the “Young Scientists Program” in Halle. The position includes public relations as well as coordinating the exchange program for junior scientists and conceptualizing trainings and workshops. The institute provides a diversified function in an international work atmosphere and flexible working hours. A fluent knowledge of written and spoken German...[more]

Call for Papers: Global Histories Journal, Deadline December 15th

The journal „Global Histories“ is looking for submission of research articles. Global Histories is a journal run by students of the MA in Global History at Humboldt-Universität and Freie Universität in Berlin (Germany). It focusses on the importance of transnational, trans-regional and trans-local connections and their influence in the past. The articles should exemplify concrete research...[more]

Three doctoral positions at the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL), application deadline November 15th

The ARL is offering three academic research positions for doctoral studies. The positions are part of the interdisciplinary program “Urban and rural transformation processes”, a joint initiative of the ARL and the Leibnitz University Hannover. The doctoral program focusses on the transformation of spatial structure as viewed from scientific and ecological perspectives and as those of engineering...[more]