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:



Lecture Series on differentiated integration at Leipzig University

In cooperation with the Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy the Faculty of Law is organizing a lecture series on different approaches to integration in Europe.[more]

KOLLEKTIV-FESTIVAL 19-25th May, 2016 at Leipzig University

The student initiatives of Leipzig University and external initiatives are organizing a diverse and interdisciplinary festival to open up new perspectives of living together and the current social climate. [more]

Colloquium on spaces of migration in Eastern Europe at GWZO in the summer semester

In the context of the project ‘Spatilization within the context of Globalization Processes’ the GWZO, the Center for Area Studies and Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography will be organizing a colloquium.[more]

Colloquium on the ‘refugee crisis’ and the new Europe at Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle

The MPI for Social Anthropology and the Institute for Social and Cultural Anthropology at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg are organizing a colloquium entitled ‘Boundaries, Bodies, and Politics’ in the summer semester. [more]

Summer school at Charles University, Prague, September 10th –September 25th 2016

In the context of recent political and social issues in Europe the Charles University Prague organizes an interdisciplinary summer school. [more]

Conference “Within and Beyond Ethnicity: Negotiating Identities in Modern Armenian Diaspora“, 9 – 10 May 2016 in Leipzig

From 9 to 10 May 2016, a conference on the modern Armenian diaspora will take place in Leipzig with the title “Within and Beyond Ethnicity: Negotiating Identities in Modern Armenian Diaspora“. [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]