Call for applications: joint MA & PhD programmes in Global Studies

28 September, 2021

The Institute for Peace and Security Studies (IPSS) at Addis Ababa University and the Global and European Studies Institute (GESI) at Leipzig University are now accepting applications for their joint MA programmes and joint Ph.D. programmes in “Global Studies with a special emphasis on Peace and Security in Africa”.

Globalisation is affecting Africa in specific ways and has implications for security on the continent. This programme responds to the increasing demand for research on Africa’s role in the global order by being more inclusive of African students and perspectives. Global Studies is a combination of social, cultural as well as historical approaches to the study of globalisation processes. The subject of “Peace and Security in Africa” is integrated into the study programme’s broader context of comparative analyses of global entanglements. The theoretical and methodological foundations of peace and security are profoundly expanded upon by embedding them into the debate on global actors and strategies, new regionalisms and the changing position nation-states have within the changing world order.

Interested applicants can find the admission criteria and other info related to the programmes here — for joint MA programmes and for joint PhD programmes. 15 February 2022 is the deadline for joint MA programmes, and 15 November 2022 is the deadline for joint PhD programmes.