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:



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]

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]

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]

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]

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]