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 papers: Global History Student Conference, 20th/21st May 2017 in Berlin

The third international Global History student conference is inviting students to participate on the 20th and 21st May 2017 at the Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute in Berlin.[more]

Job advertisement: Student Assistant at Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography is looking for a student assistant (10h/ week) to support the Leibniz-ScienceCampus Eastern Europe[more]

Umbrella Revolution in Hong Kong: Guest Lecture at Leipzig University, 30th January 2017

The Institute of Communication and Media Studies of Leipzig University is inviting to a guest lecture about the latest political situation in Hong Kong[more]

Essay on Transdisciplinarity published by University of California, Santa Barabara (UCSB)

The UCSB researchers Eve Darian-Smith and Phil McCarty have just published an article on transdisciplinarity in an open access journal [more]

Discussion: The German elections 2017 and their impact for Europe and the World

The Politial Correspondent at Deutsche Welle and EMGS alumnus Thomas Sparrow invites to a short presentation and public discussion on the German elections[more]

Foundation of “Forum for the Study of the Global Condition”, 1st December 2016

The Universities of Leipzig, Halle-Wittenberg, Jena and Erfurt are establishing a collective research forum for Social Sciences and Humanities starting 1st December 2016 entitled ‘Forum for the Study of the Global Condition’[more]

Career Fair: International Organisations, 28th/27th January 2017, Berlin

The Federal Foreign Office of Germany is organising a career fair for students and graduates with an interest in an international career[more]

Open the Opening: Event series about transcultural aesthetic education, HGB Leipzig

The Academy of Fine Arts (HGB) Leipzig is organising an event series about transcultural aesthetic education, including different talks and[more]

Opening of EEGA Campus, 26th January 2017, Leipzig

The ScienceCampus “Eastern Europe – Global Area” (EEGA) is celebrating its official opening on the 26th January 2017, 4.30 – 9.30 pm at the Saxon[more]

Call for Papers: Global Histories

The journal „Global Histories: A Student Journal” is inviting students to participate in their next edition. [more]

Erasmus Internship Offer: European Network Remembrance and Solidarity, Warsaw

The European Network Remembrance and Solidarity is offering an intership for a period of 2-6 months that may start anytime during the year, most preferably in January-February 2017 in Warsaw, Poland.[more]

Academic Lab of Leipzig University: programme winter term 2016/17

The Academic Lab of Leipzig University has published its programme for this winter term[more]

Colloquium of the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1199, winter term 2016/17

The Collaborative Research Center 1199 has published the programme for its colloquium this winter term [more]

Programme for GWZO’s Wednesdays lecture in the winter semester 2016/17

The GWZO has released its programme for the Wednesday’s lecture in the current winter semester 2016/17.[more]

Programme of the Career Service Leipzig for the winter semester 2016/17

The Career Service of Leipzig University has released its programme for the new semester.[more]

Interview with Professor Troebst about Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe

The MDR interviewed Professor Troebst on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy on September 15th about the current political situation in Central and Eastern Europe.[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]