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:



Call for Applications: Moldova Summer School 24 August – 13 September 2016. Deadline: 22 April 2016

The Moldova Institute Leipzig e.V. and the Moldova State University are organizing a summer school for students who want to learn about the history and culture of the Republic of Moldova. [more]

Spracheninstitut at Leipzig University offers Intensive Language Classes during Semester Break

Leipzig University’s Spracheninstitut has published its intensive language class program for the semester break in February and March 2016.[more]

Stephan Troebst’s Inaugural Lecture as Professor for Cultural History of Eastern Europe at the GESI, April 12th 2016, 6 pm

On Tuesday, 12th April 2016 Stephan Troebst will hold his inaugural lecture as professor for cultural history of Eastern Europe at the GESI[more]

New Issue of Journal "Comparativ" published

The current issue of the journal Comparativ (2/2015) with the title "Transfer and Translation" has been published.[more]

Collaborative Research Centre "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition" will be funded by DFG at the Leipzig University

The Collaborative Research Centre 1199 "Processes of Spatialization under the Global Condition" will be funded by the German Research Council (DFG) with more than 1.4 Mio Euro a year for a period of 4 years.[more]

Winter Semester 2015/16 Schedule of the Public Colloquium of the Institute for Political Science has been published

Leipzig University’s Institute for Political Science has published the schedule of its Public Colloquium for this Winter Semester. [more]

Worskhop offers of the Leipzig University Library for the winter term 2015/16 now online

The Leipzig University Library has published its workshop programme for the Winter term, which you can access here. [more]