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

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]


March for Science Germany, 22th April 2017

An international network is calling for a March for Science worldwide, to protest for the protection of scientific facts as the foundation of a [more]


Research Scholarships at Research Centre for Eastern European Studies, Bremen Univeristy

The Research Centre for Eastern European Studies at Bremen University is offering a scholarship for a 4-week research period between May and December 2017at their faculty in[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]