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Labour related Master programmes open in Brazil and South Africa

12 August, 2015The Global Labour University (GLU) invites trade unionists and labour activists to apply to its Masters in "Labour and Development" at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa and "Social Economy and Labour" at the University of Campinas, Brazil.

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.

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

The deadlines for application as well as programme details are available through the links below:

1 September 2015 for University of the Witwatersrand  http://www.global-labour-university.org/3.html
Contact: Pulane Ditlhake [email protected]  

1 October 2015 for University of Campinas http://www.global-labour-university.org/114.html 
Contact: Prof.  Eugenia Leone [email protected]

The Global Labour University is a joint initiative of universities from different continents, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) the international trade union movement and the Friedrich Ebert Foundation. GLU offers Masters Courses in five different countries on trade unions, sustainable development, social justice, international labour standards, multinational companies, economic policies and global institutions and promotes research cooperation on global labour issues. For more details visit the website http://www.global-labour-university.org/.