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:



Invitation to film night "Stories from the peripheries" on June 22nd at naTo Leipzig

The Leibniz Institute for Regional Geography is inviting to the film night „Stories from the peripheries“ which will take place in the frame of the „Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften“ (Long Night of Sciences) in Leipzig.[more]

History festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" in October 2018 in Berlin

The German Federal Agency for Civic Education (bpb) is inviting participation in the history festival "War or Peace. Crossroads of History 1918 | 2018" which will take place in Berlin from October 17th - 21st, 2018. This event will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and links numerous workshops to a varied cultural program.[more]

Symposium "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World" on June 23rd - 24th, 2018, in Berlin

The Akademie der Künste in Berlin invites to a two-day symposium on the topic of "Planetary Utopias - Hope, Desire, Imaginaries in a Post-Colonal World". The symposium will take place on June 23 - 24 and the venue will be Akademie der Künste, Pariser Platz and Hanseatenweg in Berlin.[more]

Conference "Globalized Peripheries: New Approaches to the Atlantic World 1680-1850" July 5th-7th, 2018 in Frankfurt /Oder

To mark the end of an research period on the topic "Globalized Peripheries: New Approach to the Atlantic World 1680-1850", the European University Viadrina (Frankfurt/Oder) organizes a conference to bring together the results. The conference will take place on July 5th-7th on the German-Polish border in Frankfurt/Oder.[more]

Long night of scienes in Leipzig on June 22nd, 2018

The long night of sciences is an event in Leipzig where museums, universities, libraries and other public institutions open their doors until midnight. Visitors have the opportunitiy to see their exhibitions as well as take part in workshops and lectures. This year's event will take place on June 22nd.[more]

Call for Paper: #IntCommNet2018 in Wroclaw on October 11th and 12th, 2018

The Section of International Communication at the Institute of International Studies (University of Wroclaw), in partnership with the Polish Communication Association and the Polish Association for International Studies would like to invite to the first international conference.[more]

Open lectures at the Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture during the Summer Semester 2018

The Leibniz Institute for Jewish History and Culture offers a series of open lectures (research colloquium) during the summer semester. Those talks will take place on every second Wednesday, starting May 3rd, as a part of the course offerings at Leipzig University. [more]