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:



2nd Action Day of Inclusion at Leipzig University on May 28th, 2018.

With this year's motto "Invisible Disabilities", the Equal Opportunities Office of the Leipzig University wants to focus on not directly seen disabilities, as well as on mental and chronic conditions. The action day's aim is to sensitize against prejudices towards people with those conditions and help improving the university environment for a better and compassionate togetherness.[more]

Call for Application: Student Assistant needed at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy (4h/week).

The Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy is looking for a student assistant (4h/week) for the time between May, 15th - September 30th, 2018 (may be extended).[more]

Call for Application: "7th Genshagen Trilateral Summer School" at Genshagen Castle, Germany, from August 22nd - 31st, 2018.

The Genshagen Foundation in Berlin, whose main focus it is to promote dialogue between the states of the Weimar Triangle (Germany, France and Poland), organizes its 7th Genshagen Triliteral Summer School in cooperation with the Viadrina University in Frankfurt/Oder, Sciences Po Strasbourg, and the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. [more]

"Gender and Religion in the Republican Period" - a talk by Prof. Valussi on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, at the Konfuzius-Institute Leipzig.

The Konfuzius-Institute invites to a talk by and with Prof. Elena Valussi (Loyola University Chicago) titled "Gender and Religion in the Republican Period" on Monday, April 23rd, 2018, at 6 p.m. at the Konfuzius-Institute (Otto-Schill-Str. 1).[more]

Call for Papers: ‘Global Histories: A Student Journal’ is taking in submissions on all topics related to Global History. Deadline is June 15th, 2018.

For their next edition of ‘Global Histories: A Student Journal’, an academic journal run by students from the MA Global History program at the Humboldt-Universität and the Freie Universität in Berlin, the journal is taking in submissions on all topics related to the field of Global History.[more]

Call for application – Master in Global Studies – extended until April 30th

The 2018 Global Studies application round is now open. We thus encourage all students with a first degree in Social Sciences and Humanities, a good proficiency in English and an interest in studying globalization phenomena to apply for it.[more]

CareerService Calendar of Events for Summer Semester 2018 is online now!

The new calendar of events of the CareerService for the summer semester, starting April 2018, is online now. This service offers various events and workshops for international students as well as locals.[more]

Call for Application: 2 Fully-­Funded PhD Positions in Global History at Freie Universität Berlin, Center for Global History starting Oct. 1st, 2018

The Emmy Noether Research Group "Reaching the People: Communication and Global Orders in the Twentieth Century" invites applications for 2 fully-funded PhD positions, starting Oct. 1st, 2018. Requirements are an M.A. degree either in history with a significant focus on non-European/global/world history or in an Area Studies discipline with a significant historical focus; very good knowledge of...[more]

Call for Application: Student Assistant needed at the Akademisches Auslandsamt (15 h/week)

The Akademisches Auslandsamt is looking for a student assistant (WHK) for a project titled "Integration of foreign-language elements into the syllabus", starting as soon as possible with 15 h/week. Good proficiency in German and English as well as first experiences with intercultural social interaction are beneficial.[more]

Call for Application: Henry Arnhold Dresden Summer School 2018 - "Identity in a Globalised World". Sep 24th - Oct 2nd, 2018 in Dresden

The Henry Arnhold Dresden Summer School will take place from Sep. 24th - Oct. 2nd, 2018; this year's main topic will be "Identity in a Globalised World". The summer school is a collaborative project of the Technische Universität Dresden, the Deutsches Hygiene-Museum Dresden, the Militärhistorisches Museum der Bundeswehr, the Saxon State and University Library Dresden (SLUB) and the Staatliche...[more]

Call for Application: Student Assistant needed at The Leibniz ScienceCampus "Eastern Europe - Global Area" (10 h/week)

The EEGA Coordination Team Leipzig, Events and Public Relations is looking for a student assistant, starting September 1st, 2018, for 10 h/week. Good proficiency in English and experience in Public Relations/Marketing is benefitial.[more]

"Mobility and Migration" - summer school in Chisinau and Odessa in August/September 2018.

The Moldova Institue Leipzig e.V. and the State University of Moldova offer a summer school for German students.[more]

"Frozen Conflicts in the Southern Caucasus": Excursion to Armenia and Geogia in September 2018.

An excursion titled “Frozen Conflicts in the Southern Caucasus: Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Nagorno-Karabakh“ is being offered in September 2018. The knowledge of a regional language and/or Russian is an asset.[more]