We are a worldwide network of graduate programs in global studies established in 2007.

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Panel 1

Member programs

  • Aarhus University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Auckland
  • University of Bremen
  • American University of Cairo
  • Arizona State University
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Ca’ Foscari University of Venice
  • University of Edinburgh
  • Florida International University
  • Free University of Berlin / BTS
  • University of Ghent
  • University of Graz
  • Hertie School of Governance / BTS
  • Hitotsubashi University (Tokyo)
  • Hong Kong Baptist University
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of California, Irvine
  • Taras Schevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • University of Leipzig
  • Johannes Kepler University Linz
  • London School of Economics
  • University of Minnesota
  • Monash University (Melbourne)
  • Moscow State University
  • New School (New York)
  • University of North Carolina
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • RMIT University (Melbourne)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Roskilde University
  • Shanghai University
  • Shantou University
  • Sophia University (Tokyo)
  • University of Vienna
  • University of Wroclaw
  • WZB Berlin Social Science Research Center / BTS

Other institutions that have participated in Consortium meetings

    • Ambedkar University (Delhi)
    • Brandeis University (Waltham, Massachusetts)
    • Bremen International Graduate School of Social Sciences
    • Dōshisha University (Kyoto)
    • Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
    • Fudan University (Shanghai)
    • University of Hawaii
    • University of Hong Kong
    • Indiana University
    • Jawaharlal Nehru University (Delhi)
    • Jindal School of International Affairs (Sonipat, Haryana, India)
    • Macquarie University (Sydney)
    • Mahidol Univerisity (Thailand)
    • Ateneo de Manila University
    • McMaster University (Hamilton, Ontario)
    • Colegio de Mexico
    • New York University
    • Ryukoku University (Kyoto)
    • Shantou University
    • Shanxi University of Finance & Economics
    • Central University of Sikkim
    • Stellenbosch University
    • Tama University (Kanagawa, Japan)
    • Thammasat University (Bangkok)
    • Tulane University (New Orleans)
    • The University of Washington (Seattle)
    • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    • Vietnam National University
    • Yale University
Panel 2

Meetings

Annual meetings of the Global Studies Consortium

2019 Leipzig

June 12-16, 2019. Hosted by the Global and European Studies Institute, University of Leipzig.


Past Meetings


Future Meetings

  • 2019 University of Leipzig
  • 2020 RMIT University, Melbourne
Panel 3

Student mobility

Overview

To further opportunities for collaboration, the Global Studies Consortium established a graduate student exchange program in 2014. It enables students to study in another Global Studies graduate program for up to one year.  This will let students see how Global Studies is taught in other institutions, experience student life in another culture, and develop networks with students undertaking similar programs of study. Credits earned on the exchange can be transferred according to the rules of the student’s home institution.

Participating Universities

  • American University in Cairo, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
  • Hong Kong Baptist University, Global Society Programme
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Faculty of Global Studies
  • Shanghai University, College of International Exchange, Center for Global Studies
  • Sophia University, Graduate School of Global Studies

Application Schedule

  • Applications due at home institution (check for due dates)
  • February 31: Notification of allocation to host institution
  • March 1-:  Complete exchange student process to school of acceptance

 

This initiative is being led by David Wank of Sophia University. Please email him for more details.

Panel 4

global-e

The Global Studies Consortium maintains close ties to global-e, a global studies e-journal published by the 21st Century Global Dynamics research cluster at UCSB.

Latest articles from global-e:


Challenging Neoliberal Hegemony: Ideology for 21st Century Progressives

protest banner reads '99% Too Big To Fail'

By Rafal Soborski

August 15, 2019

Activism today has to stand for something and its respect for diversity must be balanced with a determined search for unity…. The…

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El Paso Shooter with Global Ties

flowers at impromptu shrine for El Paso shooting victims

By Mark Juergensmeyer

August 13, 2019

Some forms of ethno-religious politics are global, some are virulently anti-global, and yet others are content with the attempt to…

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The Cold War Continues

Reagan and Gorbachev signing the INF Treaty in the East Room of the White House, December 1987.

By Dayan Jayatilleka

August 8, 2019

The strategic moves we see today—political, military and economic—when taken together, seem to suggest that the goal and objective…

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The “Brightest” Amongst the Nations

By Hans Derks

August 1, 2019

The war story of Elias Vlessing, a Jewish inhabitant of Holland… recently attracted global attention. In 1944, Vlessing was “…

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Global K-Pop, or How to Aestheticize with a Hammer

fan kissing the poster-enlarged face of a BTS member

By Sowon S. Park

July 25, 2019

BTS debuted in 2013 and pioneered direct bonding between star and fan. Theirs was music cultivated through social media, initially…

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