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

Lecture series: Germany and Turkey - challenges and prospects after the referendum

The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung is organising a lecture series about the European and German relation ship with Turkey.[more]


Workshop programme of the Academic Lab of Leipzig University, May/ June 2017

The Academic Lab of Leipzig University is offering several workshops, consultation and E-learning courses on diverse topics in May and June[more]


Call for Applications: Pre-Doc-Award for one year, 19h/week, Leipzig University

The rectorate of Leipzig University is awarding 15 students with very good final results of their studies with a "Pre-Doc-Award".[more]


Call for Applications: New Journal of University of California Press

The University of California Press is launching a new journaldevoted to the theory, research and practice of significant global issues and is still seeking candidates for lead editorial roles. [more]


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 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]


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]


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]