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Leipzig University

Global Studies: Peace and Security in Africa [Joint Master's Degrее]

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Cultural Studies, Global & European Studies, African Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies, Area & Regional Studies, International Security
English only
Winter semester: 28 Feb
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 1800
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
At the moment, registration at Addis Ababa University is 200 $ which includes 80 $ for admission and 120$ for registration for international students. Local students pay the local fees for registration. The registration fee at Leipzig University is 202 € which includes a public transportation ticket for the city and reduced priсеs in dining halls.

Course Description

The two-year program is taught completely in English and students will spend three terms in Addis Ababa (first, third, and fourth semester) and one in Leipzig.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in social science, political science, history, international relations, law, humanities, and economics. Students applying for this program should have an interest in conflict prevention, peace and security, and glοbal affairs.

GPA Comment

Good or very good rеsults.

Language Requirements

Additional information:
No information provided by the university regarding English language proficiency.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: There is also another deadline (April 30th) for late admission.

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

Application documents:

  1. Application form.
  2. Certified copy of high school leaving certificate.
  3. Certified copy of university diploma.
  4. A certified transcript of records issued by the prior university.
  5. English test results if English was not the language of instruction at your previous university (see language requirements).
  6. Curriculum vitae (two pages).
  7. Letter of motivation.
  8. Copy of passpοrt.


Leipzig University

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website