Call for Applications: Global Politics Fall School Jordan 2016

Dear students,

The Middle East is in disarray, millions of refugees are fleeing Syria, Iraq and other countries for safer shores. Palestinian refugees in these countries are being uprooted again and search for a secure haven. Migrants are wandering in search of opportunities and a future. How do MENA countries cope with this situation and what does it mean for Europe? These and more questions will be discussed in the “Global Politics Fall School” in Jordan. The school is organized jointly by the German-Jordanian University in Amman and the Center for Global Politics in Freie Universität Berlin. It will take place between 1 to 12 of October 2016 in Amman, Jordan.

Are you interested? Then sign up for the Fall School. Hurry up, the deadline is the 21st of September. Please find the details below. For more information contact our office.



October 1 - 12, 2016 in Amman

(session period: October 2 - 11)


Jointly offered by the German-Jordanian University in Amman, and the Center for Global Politics at Freie Universität Berlin.


The modules offered during this intensive short-term program will provide students with an insight into recent developments regarding migration in the Middle East and the European Union. The modules will touch upon new approaches to global politics, the interplay between domestic politics and global politics and regional responses to political and social  challenges. The exchange of views and ideas will include input from German, Jordanian and other academics and students from the region.


  • Earn a joint certificate worth 4 ECTS credits from two renowned institutions
  • Get engaged in political dialogue with peers from the MENA region and Europe
  • Take part in an enriching learning experience and extracurricular activities
  • Find out how to enroll in further study or D. programs in Germany
  • Make new contacts and join a vibrant international alumni network


Your background:

  • Good knowledge of and interest in global politics, excellent command of English
  • Final year of undergraduate studies or first academic degree (B.A. or equivalent), ideally in Political Science, International Relations or a related field

Please provide:

  • Letter of Motivation
  • Curriculum Vitae (resume)
  • A. certificate or academic transcripts
  • English Language Diploma

Apply online by September 21, 2016 via our » Online Application Form

The tuition fee for the Fall School amount to 100 , but there is a limited amount of waivers available. If you want to apply for a waiver, please supply an extra letter stating substantial reasons. For more information, please visit our website or contact us directly.You may also contact hbs directly:


Lydia Tetzner (Senior Program Manager) Center for Global Politics
Freie Universität Berlin

This program is generously sponsored by DAAD with funding from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research and Heinrich Boell Foundation – Palestine & Jordan.