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Global Labour University: Masters Programmes


The Global Labour University (GLU) is inviting trade unionists and labour activists  to apply to its Masters in  “Labor and Global Workers’ Rights” at PennState University  in the United States  and “Labour Policies and Globalisation” at University of Kassel and Berlin School of Economics and Law  in Germany.

The  programmes focus on global  governance including international labour standards, economics, trade,  and multinational companies from a labour perspective  and on trade unions  and other social movements as actors of change. This joint initiative of universities from different continents, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) the international trade union movement and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation provides a unique global study environment and offers great opportunities for international networking and cross border collaboration.

A limited number of scholarships will be awarded by the GLU network to students in need of support.

The deadlines for application are:

PennState University, State College, Pennsylvania, United States of America  01  February  2015
Contact: Patricia Everhart at pxm205(at)

Berlin School of Economics and Law and /University of Kassel  in Germany 1 March 2015
Contact: Simone Buckel glu.germany(at)

For application and  programme details please visit