Master of Arts in Global Studies

The Erasmus Mundus Master Global Studies – A European Perspective is a two-year programme organised jointly by six European partners and nine world-wide partners.

This international research-based Master is combining perspectives, methods and theories developed in history, the social sciences, cultural as well as area studies and economics to investigate phenomena of global connectedness.

Master's Programme
2 year 120 credits
Faculty of Political and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
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Application Deadline (for International degree students)

  • March 31, for applicants for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship
  • May 31, for self-paying applicants


Enrolling institution(s)

  • University of Vienna
  • University of Wrocław
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science
  • Roskilde University
  • Ghent University
  • University of Leipzig

Organising institutions

This course is jointly organised by:
  • Ghent University
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 25
    9000 Gent (Belgium)
  • University of Wrocław
    Pl. Uniwersytecki 1
    50-137 Wrocław (Poland)
  • University of Leipzig
    Ritterstraße 26
    04109 Leipzig (Germany)
  • The London School of Economics and Political Science
    Houghton Street -
    WC2A 2AE London (United Kingdom)
  • Roskilde University
    Universitetsvej 1
    4000 Roskilde (Denmark)
  • University of Vienna
    Doktor Karl Lueger Ring 1
    1010 Vienna (Austria)

This academic training programme is organized on an interuniversity level by: Universiteit Gent (Ghent University, Belgium), Roskilde Universitet (Roskilde University, Denmark), The London School of Economics and Political Science (United Kingdom), Universität Leipzig (University of Leipzig, Germany), Universität Wien (University of Vienna, Austria) and Uniwersytet Wroclawski (University of Wrocław, Poland) (degree awarding institutions), in collaboration with 9 non-European universities: Addis Abeba University (Ethiopia), Dalhousie University (Canada), Fudan University (China), Jawaharlal Nehru University (India), Macquarie University (Australia), University of Otago (New Zealand), University of California at Santa Barbara (USA), Stellenbosch University (South Africa), University of Yaoundé (Cameroon). 

Tuition Fee

Tuition fees are handled by the coordinating institution (Leipzig University).
More information can be found on the course website.

Programme contact

Leipzig University (coordinating institution)
Academic contact
Prof. Dr. Steffi Marung

Administrative contact
Konstanze Klemm

Ghent University (partner university)
Academic contact
Prof. Dr. Eric Vanhaute

Administrative contact
Marissa Van Laecke, Anthony Candaele and Julie Carlier