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: www.globalstudies-masters.info

 

News

Book Publication “Transnational Actors – Crossing Borders”

Steffi Marung (Senior Researcher Centre for Area Studies at Leipzig University) and Matthias Middell (Director of the Global and European Studies Institute at Leipzig University) edited a book entitled: “Transnational Actors – Crossing Borders”. In the book, papers selected from the presentations at two of the annual summer schools held at the Graduate Centre for the Humanities and Social...[more]


Book Publication “1989 in a Global Perspective”

Ulf Engel (Director of Global Studies Programme at Leipzig University), Frank Hadler (Project coordinator GWZO at Leipzig University) and Matthias Middell (Director of the Global and European Studies Institute at Leipzig University) edited a book entitled: “1989 in a Global Perspective”.[more]


Director of Global and European Studies Institute Leipzig co-edited book “Multiple Secularities beyond the West”

Matthias Middell (Global and European Studies Institute at Leipzig University) edited a book in cooperation with Marian Burchardt (Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Göttingen) and Monika Wohlrab-Sahr, professor of cultural sociology at Leipzig University. The book is entitled: “Multiple Secularities beyond the West: Religion and Modernity in the Global Age”.[more]


Summer School in Moldova in August/September 2015

The Moldova Institute Leipzig is organising a summer school for students with the topic “On the way to Europe – Challenges and Opportunities for the Republic of Moldova and its neighbours”, taking place from August 24 till September 14, 2015 in Chisinau and Odessa.[more]


Participate in the literature competition “Mein Europa”!

The Europa-Haus Leipzig is hosting its first literature competition “Mein Europa“.

Everyone is invited to participate by writing a piece of prose on the topic "What is your Europe?" or "What does Europe mean to you?".

Contributions may be submitted in German.

You may write a personal travel account, a critical essay, or an amusing short story on an adventure you have experienced, a recorded narrative or a fictional reverie.

The best three submissions will be awarded with a prize money worth 300€, 200€, and 100€ and will have the opportunity to present the texts in a public reading at the Leipzig City Library. The ten best contributions will be published in an anthology.

Please submit your prose until March 31, 2015 as a PDF to literaturwettbewerb(at)europa-haus-leipzig.de

Please note the conditions of participation here.