Taught course

Global Studies: A European Perspective

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) · Department of Economic History

Entry requirements

The programme is aimed at students with a first degree in social sciences and humanities with an interest in issues of globalisation. Minimum entry requirements are a BA degree (or recognised equivalent from an accredited institution), sufficient undergraduate training to do graduate work in the chosen field, excellent written and oral command of English and at least basic German knowledge.

Months of entry


Course content

The European Master's Global Studies: A European Perspective is an interdisciplinary, research-based master's programme offered by a consortium of four European universities: University of Leipzig, LSE, University of Vienna and University of Wroclaw. Combining approaches from global history and international studies, it also encompasses area studies, social sciences and other disciplines which contribute to a wide-ranging academic programme allowing different approaches to the study of globalisation processes.

Students study for two years, one year each at two of the partner institutes, and applicants wishing to study at LSE for either their first or second year will be required to take the MSc Global History, based in the Department of Economic History.

Information for international students

IELTS 7.0 and a basic knowledge of German.

Fees and funding

LSE Graduate Support Scheme is available for the LSE part of the programme.

Qualification and course duration


full time
24 months

Course contact details

Student Recruitment Office
+44 (0)20 7955 6613