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:



Public discussion round on Globalization at Haus Leipzig, 2 June 2016

The forum on social market economy is organizing a discussion round on questions related to globalization and its effects on society on 2 June 2016. [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]

Deadline for “MA programme Global Studies with a special emphasis on Peace and Security” extended

The IPSS of the Addis Ababa University and the GESI at the University of Leipzig extended the deadline for applications for the MA programme starting in September 2016.[more]

DRUCKFRISCH book presentation: The Rise and Fall of Human Rights. Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine by Lori Allen, 23rd June 2016

In the context of the book presentation series DRUCKFRISCH Lori Allen will present her book "The Rise and Fall of Human Rights. Cynicism and Politics in Occupied Palestine" in conversation with Gilad Ben-Nun.[more]

Autumn School: Visible Memories in Moldova and Ukraine, 22-30 September 2016

The Moldova Institute Leipzig is organizingan autumn school in cooperation with the University of Moldova and the University of Czernowitz with the topic of remembrance culture in public spaces in Moldova and Ukraine from an ethnic perspective. [more]

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]

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]