Leipzig, University of


The collaboration between Institute for Peace and Security Studies  and the Global and European Studies Institute (GESI) of the University of Leipzig was launched in 2012 against the background of the Agreement on Academic Cooperation signed between the two universities on October 15th, 2003.

Founded in 1409 the University of Leipzig is the second oldest university in Germany. Currently, it has 28,000 students, 450 professors, 1400 academic employees, 150,000 alumni, and 3100 foreign students. Its 14 faculties housed 150 institutes.

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Anchor Institution: Institute for Peace and Security Studies
Start Date: October 15th, 2003
Formal Agreement: 2012 - present

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