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:



Global Studies Conference, 26th to 29th November, Leipzig University

On the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the EMGS programme, the EMGS Consortium and the EMGS Alumni Network will organize a Global Studies Conference that will take place in Leipzig from 26–29 November 2015.[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]

Possibility for 2nd year students to do an internship in Russia in the summer of 2016 – Deadline: 30 November 2015

2nd year students of the M.A. Global Studies have the possibility to gain work experience in Russia in the summer of 2016. The “Go East” programme of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) offers scholarships for 6-month internships.[more]

Offers of the Career Service for the Winter Term 2015/16 now online

The Career Service Center at the Leipzig University has released the calendar of events for the upcoming Winter Term 2015/16. Offers include workshops, lectures and excursions concerning questions of career entry, internships, job application and more. [more]

Winter Semester 2015/16 Schedule of the GWZO Wednesday Lectures has been published

The Centre for the History and Culture of East Central Europe (GWZO) has published the schedule for its Wednesday Lectures of the upcoming semester. [more]