Welcome to Global Studies Programme
The Global Studies Programme is mourning the death of its former director Prof. Dr. Hermann
Schwengel, who, after a short and severe illness, deceased on December 7th.
The Global Studies Programme is a two-year social science Master’s Programme. The Programme is conducted jointly by the University of Freiburg, the University of Cape Town, FLACSO Argentina (Buenos Aires), Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok) and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (New Delhi). Its curriculum comprises of sociology, political sciences, anthropology and geography. Since 2002, more than 300 students from more than 60 countries have travelled to the participating institutions to gain a truly global perspective on globalization, especially from the global South.
In 2006, the programme received the label „Top Ten International Master’s Degree Programme“ in Germany.