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MA Programmes at the University of Leipzig

The University of Leipzig composes a wide range of MA programmes in area studies proper and social sciences, numbering 25 study programmes. Specifically in the MA programmes in Global Studies and in European Studies, as well as in the MBA programme SEPT, interdisciplinary training is promoted through the contribution of area studies and social science institutes.

African Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of African Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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American Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for American Studies, Faculty of Philology
Study Duration2 years
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Ancient Near Eastern Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Ancient Near Eastern Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Anthropology

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Anthropology, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Arabic and Oriental Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Oriental Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Partner(s)University of Càdiz, Spain
University of Vienna, Austria
Study Duration2 years
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Chinese Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of East Asian Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Partner(s)Institute of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University, China
Study Duration2 years
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Classic Antiquity, History and Literature

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Department of History, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Cultural Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for the Study of Culture, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Partner(s)Charles University, Czech Republic
Ghent University, Belgium
Isik University, Turkey
Tallinn University, Estonia
University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
University of Barcelona, Spain
University of Granada, Spain
University of Graz, Austria
University of Lumière Lyon 2, France
University of Teeside, United Kingdom
University of Zurich, Switzerland
Study Duration2 years
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Economic and Social Geography (with the major foci on municipal areas and Central and Eastern Europe)

TypeMaster of Science (MSc)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Geography, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
Partner(s)Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
Eötvos Loránd University, Hungary
Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 University, France
Klaipeda University, Lithuania
Lille1 University, France
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Paris Diderot University, France
Sakarya University, Turkey
Umeå University, Sweden
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
University of Gdańsk, Poland
University of La Laguna, Spain
University of Szeget, Hungary
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Study Duration2 years
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European Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Global and European Studies Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Partner(s)Aarhus University, Denmark
Central European University, Hungary
École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
Masaryk University, Czech Republic
University of Lumiere Lyon 2, France
University of Rennes 2 - Haute Bretagne, France
University of Wroclaw, Poland
University of Zagreb, Croatia 
Study Duration2 years
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Global Studies: A European Perspective

TypeMaster of Arts (MA), Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Programme
Hosting Institution(s)Global and European Studies Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Partner(s)Dalhousie University, Canada
Fudan University, China
Jawaharlal Nehru University, India
London Schools of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom
Macquarie University, Australia
Roskilde University, Denmark
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
University of Vienna, Austria
University of Wroclaw, Poland
Study Duration2 years
FundingGerman Academic Exchange Service (DAAD),
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
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Global Studies – Peace and Security in Africa

TypeMaster of Arts (MA), Erasmus Mundus Joint Master’s Programme
Hosting Institution(s)Global and European Studies Institute, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Partner(s)Institute for Peace and Security Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Study Duration2 years
FundingGerman Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
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History (teaching qualification)

TypeMaster of Education
Hosting Institution(s)Department of History, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Indian, Tibetan and Mongolian Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for South and Central Asian Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Partner(s)Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Study Duration2 years
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Japanese Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for East Asian Studies, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Partner(s)Aichi University, Japan
Chiba University, Japan
Shinshu University, Japan
Waseda University, Japan
Study Duration2 years
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Law of European Integration

Type Master of Law (LLM)
Hosting Institution(s) Faculty of Law
Partner(s) Institute of European Constitutional Law, Germany
National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico
West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, India
University of Granada, Spain
University of Miami, Florida, USA
Study Duration 2 years
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Medieval and Modern History

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Department of History, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Religious Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for the Study of Religion, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Romance Studies

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute for the Study of Religion, Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Studies
Study Duration2 years
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Small Enterprise Promotion and Training (SEPT) Program

Type Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Hosting Institution(s) International SEPT Program, University of Leipzig
Study Duration 2 years
Funding German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
Catholic Academic Foreigner Service (KAAD)
Leipzig Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (CONOSCOPE)
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Philosophy

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Philosophy, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Study Duration2 years
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Physical Geography/ Geo-Ecology (with major focus on geosystem analysis, methods and management)

TypeMaster of Science (M.SC.)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Geography, Faculty of Physics and Earth Sciences
Partner(s)Babes-Bolyai University, Romania
Czech University of Life Sciences, Czech Republic
Eötvos Loránd University, Hungary
Jean Moulin - Lyon 3 University, France
Klaipeda University, Lithuania
Lille1 University, France
Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Poland
Paris Diderot University, France
Sakarya University, Turkey
Umeå University, Sweden
University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
University of Gdańsk, Poland
University of La Laguna, Spain
University of Szeget, Hungary
Utrecht University, Netherlands
Study Duration2 years
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Political Science

TypeMaster of Arts (MA)
Hosting Institution(s)Institute of Political Science, Faculty of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Study Duration2 years
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