The Graduate Centre
The particular strength of the Graduate Centre Humanities and Social Sciences lies in its wide-ranging regional competences bringing together expertise on the different parts of Europe, the two Americas as well as West, South and East Asia and Africa and allowing for comparative analyses and studies of increasing global connectedness on a strong empirical foundation. The topics range from politics and culture over language and language policy, economics and sustainability to religion/secularity.
Different units of the Graduate Centre focus on the emphases of the university in the field of Area Studies and the Study of Religion and Secularity and are associated with the Centre for Area Studies and the Centre for the Study of Religions.
First successful PhD Dissertation Defenses of the Joint PHD Programme “Global and Area Studies. With a special Emphasis on Peace and Security in Africa” at the Centre for Area Studies.
You can find the current course programme here.
Summer School "Respatialization of the World - Actors, Moments, Effects" of the Graduate School Global and Area Studies, 6 - 9 June 2016, Leipzig University.
PhD candidate from the programme 'Global and Area Studies - Peace and Security' has been awarded the Africa Spectrum Young African Scholar Award.
Central-German Doctoral Program - CGDE taken into the recruitment campaign of the IMF.
The Research Academy Leipzig is now on facebook.