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University of Leipzig

Leipzig

Global Studies

Subjects: Global Studies,Global,Studies

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
266 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
4 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

Course description

In this degree programme, you delve deeply into globalisation and its effects on countries in both the Global North and the Global South. You approach these topics from an interdisciplinary angle, blending insights from global history, political science, and cultural studies. A standout feature of this programme is the diverse international makeup of the student cohorts and the built-in opportunity to study abroad. You will explore subjects like global history, political science, and cultural studies, gaining a comprehensive understanding of globalisation. The programme's international cohort enriches your learning experience, offering varied perspectives. Additionally, the integrated study abroad component provides firsthand exposure to different cultures and global processes. This programme equips you with a nuanced view of globalisation, combining academic rigor with practical experience. The interdisciplinary approach ensures you develop a well-rounded perspective, preparing you for a range of global challenges. The international composition of the cohorts fosters a rich learning environment, while the study abroad experience enhances your global awareness and adaptability.

Program Information

Study Location Leipzig
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Part-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 4 EUR
Cost per Semester 266 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.05.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.05.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR A2
IELTS 6.5
Cambridge (CAE) C1
TOEFL IBT 80

Applicants whose native language is not English must provide test scores for one of the following standardized English proficiency tests: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL international): minimum score of 550 paper-based (or 213 computer-based or 80 internet-based). Please notice that the code number for the EMGS programme is /4688/. International English Language Testing System (IELTS): minimum score of 6.5 (with no section less than 6.5) Cambridge C2 Proficiency (CPE): Grades A, B, C Cambridge C1 Advanced (CAE): Grades A, B Applicants who have received a degree from a university at which English was the language of instruction are not requested to take one of the previously mentioned proficiency tests. An official certificate from the applicant’s university is required to confirm that English was the language of instruction.

Qualification Requirements

Completion of a six-semester BA programme in history or cultural studies, a six-semester BA programme in social sciences or economics, or a degree recognised as equivalent by law or by the competent state authority where a minimum of 15% of the courses were directly relevant to the global studies field; Knowledge of English at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages or UNIcert®-Stufe II of the AKS, to be proven by one of the internationally recognised tests; this proof is not necessary for English native speakers and students who obtained their previous degree from an English-speaking higher education institution;

Document Requirements

A curriculum vitae in English (1-3 pages) (You may consider using the Europass CV as a template.) 2. Motivation letter in English This letter should explain why you are interested in this particular master’s programme (1–2 pages). In case you have a preference for your mobility track, please specify this in the motivation letter and why you would like to study at the respective universities. 3. Proof of nationality (e.g. copy of passport) 4. Proof of residence According to the rules set by the European Union, this proof can be either provided in the form of a residence certificate issued by the candidate’s municipality OR a certificate from the candidate’s place of work, study, or training issued by the respective institution. The document must have been issued within 12 months before the submission deadline of applying for the scholarship. 5. High school diploma (secondary school leaving certificate, e.g. Baccalaureate, A Levels) or equivalent (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 6. Official high school transcripts (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 7. University diplomas ( evidence of all completed degrees (e.g. Bachelor’s, Master’s, Diplom) (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) If you graduate after the application deadline, admission will be considered based on your university transcripts. 8. Complete official transcripts of records from your university (AND certified translation into English, if the document is not issued in English or German) 9. English test results

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