The members of the GESI look forward to welcome some 40 students  from all over the world in October 2016 who will study the Masters course in Global Studies – A European perspective at the Leipzig University in the academic year 2016/17.

In order to facilitate the settling in Leipzig and to allow for a smooth start in the programme a comprehensive introductory programme has been set-up, which can be accessed here.

News from the GESI

DFG funding to integrate refugee scientists in research projects

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft DFG is offering funds for the integration of refugees as scientiests in future or current research projects. [more]


Call for Papers: Socialist Internationalism & the Global Contemporary, 23rd - 25th November 2017, Leipzig

The GWZO Leipzig is organising an international conference entitled "Socialist Internationalism and the Global Contemporary Transnational Art [more]


Call for Applications: Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology Halle (Saale)

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology in Halle (Saale) is offering two PhD positions[more]


Call for Applications: Postgraduate-Grants EEGA

The Leibniz ScienceCampus "Eastern Europa - Global Area" (EEGA) is offering scholarships for Postgraduate students who are intending to develop a PhD proposal proposal [more]


Call for Applications: Walter-Markov-Prize 2017

The European Network of Universal and Global History (ENIUGH) is awarding the Walter-Markov-Prize to an outstanding MA or PhD thesis[more]


Call for Applications: Herti-Innovationskolleg

The Hertie Stiftung is offering one-year scholarships and the opportunity of participation in the 2017/2018 Hertie Innovationskolleg, which is a open method [more]


Research Project Funding: Islam, the modern nation state and transnational movements

The Gerda Henkel Stiftung is offering funding for research projects or research scholarships for scholars with a research interest in the current development of political movements on a national or transnational level in the Islamic world. The application deadline is 24th May 2017. Detailed information can be found here. [more]


Research Prize: Transformative Science

The Wuppertal Insitute is awarding young academics who do their research in the field of transformative science with a research[more]


Book publication of Prof. Troebst: Eastern Europe and its margins

Professor Troebst just recently published a book entitled: “Between the Arctic, the Adriatic Sea and Armenia[more]


Call for Papers for the ESSHC World History Network: Endings in World and Global History

The Twelfth European Social Science History Conference, organized by the International lnstitute of Social History will be taking place 4th - 7th[more]