The application round for the 2022 intake and the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship is now open!

20 December, 2021

Topic and mobility track:  The Master’s course in “Global Studies – A European Perspective” trains students to look at processes of globalisation in different academic ways. It combines approaches from Global History and International Studies. Cultural  Studies, Area Studies, Social Sciences and other disciplines contribute to a wide-ranging academic programme.

The two-year Master’s course in “Global Studies – A European Perspective” is offered by six European universities, namely:  Ghent University (Belgium), Leipzig University (Germany), London School of Economics and Political Science (UK), University  of Roskilde (Denmark), University of Vienna (Austria) and University of Wroclaw (Poland) and nine further partner universities:  Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), Dalhousie University (Canada), Fudan University (China), Jawaharlal Nehru University  (India), Macquarie University (Australia), Otago University (New Zealand), University of California at Santa Barbara (USA),  University of Stellenbosch (South Africa) and the University of Yaoundé I (Cameroon).

Students study for one year at one of the European partner institutions, and for the second year at a different European  university. Additionally, there is the possibility to spend one semester at one of the non-European partner universities.

Application requirements:  The Master in ‘Global Studies’ aims at excellent students with a first degree in social sciences and humanities and with an interest in global processes. The minimum application requirements are: a BA degree (to be completed by  August 2022) or a recognised equivalent from an accredited institution and excellent written and oral command of English and basic knowledge of a further foreign language.

Application:  The application is online. For information on how to apply, please consult the following website: here

Application deadline and Erasmus Mundus scholarship:  The application deadline is January 31st, 2022 for all applicants who want to be taken into consideration for a so called Erasmus Mundus scholarship and for admission to the programme, which starts in fall 2022.  Meeting the application deadline will be established by submitting the online application. Even though students from all countries of the world can apply for an Erasmus Mundus scholarship we would especially  encourage students from the following world regions to apply, as there will be provided additional scholarships for nationals  from the respective countries:

  • African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries
  • European Neighbourhood Policy ENI South countries: Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco,  Palestine, Syria, Tunesia
  • Asian countries: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan • South American countries: Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Panama, Peru and Venezuela,  Brazil and Mexico
  • Western Balkans countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo and Montenegro

This Master’s Course is part of the EU programme for academic exchange ERASMUS MUNDUS.  For further information on the Erasmus Mundus scholarship, please see here.

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