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In-house Classes start Next Week

About 100 students of the master programs International Relations Online and East European Studies will come together for a week in February/March 2018 in Berlin to attend interesting courses and network with their peers.

News from Feb 20, 2018


Guest Talk by Prof. Harley Balzer

On February 16, the Center for Global Politics hosted Prof. Dr Balzer from the Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. for a talk on “Why China has been able to fix a Soviet-style economy while Russia has not?”. 

News from Feb 19, 2018


Latest Global Matters Blog

Global Matters is a project of the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin and aims to present ideas on current global issues in the ever so complex world. Every other week Prof. Segbers reflects on an ongoing problem and poses a question to experts and readers.

News from Feb 14, 2018


Guest Talk by Prof. Harley Balzer

The guest talk is supported by the Institute for East European Studies, where it will also take place on Friday, 16th of February at 12 p.m., and the Center of Global Politics. 

News from Feb 09, 2018


Prof. Segbers for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Prof. Dr. Klaus Segbers, Director of the Center for Global Politics, wrote an opinion piece for the leading German Newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, published on the 29.01.2018.

News from Feb 01, 2018


Last Modules start today for students of IRO 11

Time went by so fast. 36 students started International Relations Online in October 2016. 16 months and 10 modules later, the students are starting with their last modules today. ‘Capital and Finance’, ‘Changing Eastern Europe’ and ‘the European Model’ are the topics of those last ...

News from Jan 22, 2018


Call for Applications: GPSS Cambodia 2018

Apply now for the Spring School in Phnom Penh with the guiding topic of “The Rise of Populism: A Threat to the Global System?”. 

News from Jan 16, 2018


Guest Researcher from Ukraine at CGP

In December 2017 the Center for Global Politics welcomed a guest researcher from Ukraine: Mariya Puriy, PhD.

News from Jan 12, 2018


The Latest Global Matters Blog

In the last blog post for this year, the Programme Director of the Center for Global Politics Prof. Klaus Segbers poses the question “What are the three most relevant, potentially destabilizing challenges the world is facing in 2018?” and invites experts, juniors and readers to discuss the ...

News from Dec 21, 2017


Expiry of University Consortium cooperation

Scholars from the Center for Global Politics and/or the Department for Politics at the Institute for East European Studies have been part of the University Consortiums first project round (running from October 2015 to December 2017), a project which has the main aim to reinforce and support ...

News from Dec 18, 2017


Christmas Party GSR 2017

On Friday, 8th of December 2017 in Moscow, Russia Alumni of Global Studies Russia kicked off the holiday´s celebrations. 

News from Dec 15, 2017


DAAD Application 2018 successful

The CGP has decided to continue our cooperation with the Ukrainian Catholic University and apply for funding at DAAD.

News from Dec 15, 2017


University Consortium at the Oxford University

Last week, the University Consortium launched its last module for the University Consortium´s first project phase in 2017. 

News from Dec 12, 2017


Graduates of IRO

Not of all our master program students manage to complete the program within the two years foreseen. 

News from Dec 07, 2017


Roundtable on Populism

On Thursday, 9th of November, Prof. Segbers has chaired a roundtable event at the Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) Annual Convention 2017, taking place in Chicago

News from Nov 11, 2017


Global Matters Blog

One of the initial goals of the Global Matters Blog is to provide a platform, where experts, alumni, students and readers of the blog come together to share their opinions on current and in some cases still developing political topics. 

News from Nov 04, 2017


2nd SEA Workshop 2017

This fall school is jointly offered by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) of Vietnam National University (VNU), Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC), and the Center for Global Politics (CGP) at Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) ...

News from Oct 31, 2017


GPSS Vietnam 2017

This fall school is jointly offered by the University of Social Sciences and Humanities (USSH) of Vietnam National University (VNU), Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP), Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia (PUC), and the Center for Global Politics (CGP) at Freie Universität Berlin (FUB) ...

News from Oct 30, 2017


The Business Journal “Ticker” reports on CGP

The Module on Corporate Social Responsibility of the CGP Summer School 2017 in China has received attention from the Business Journal “Ticker” of the German Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.

News from Oct 24, 2017


Successfull Completion of the GSGP

CGP student Elena Soboleva received today her PhD after completing the program of the Graduate School of Global Politics.

News from Oct 20, 2017