Welcome to the Center for Global Politics

The Center for Global Politics (CGP) unites four programs organized by Prof. Dr. Klaus Segbers at the Department of Political and Social Sciences of Freie Universität Berlin. These programs enable students worldwide to pursue studies or continuing education at the FU and its partners.

Oriented towards the search for answers to global questions of the 21st century, the Center for Global Politics is designed for professionals and young leaders who wish to deepen their understanding of these global challenges and their political, economic and social causes and impacts.

The unique programs explore international relations in Europe, including politics, economics, intercultural communication, migration, conflict management and international security.

A degree from a German Institution of Excellence

An innovative, web-based learning environment format allowing you to stay on the job whilst pursuing your Credits

Excellent career opportunities in the global arena

A sustainable network of experts and alumni from all over the world

Our Team


Klaus Segbers

Program Director

Prof. Dr. Klaus Segbers holds the Chair of Political Science at the Institute for East European Studies and is professor for International Relations at the Otto-Suhr-Institute for Political Science (OSI) at the FU Berlin. His academic expertise extends to the areas of foreign policy analysis and international relations, in particular international political economy and issues of globalization. Furthermore, he focuses on designing innovative concepts of knowledge-building and transfer, including the development of e-education and blended learning programs in international contexts.


Anja Peters

Senior Manager
Phone: +49 30 838 59267

Anja Peters (Senior Manager) holds a Bachelor Degree in Political Sciences from the Freie Universität Berlin and a Master Degree in European Studies from Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder). At International Relation Online, she is responsible for managing the program as a whole which includes controlling, public relations, and human resources. In 2009 she joined the Center for Global Politics and started coordinating International Relations Online in 2013.


Sabine Pag

Student Advisor
Phone: +49 30 838 54033

Sabine Pag holds degrees in English Studies and Administrative Sciences from the universities of Bonn, Speyer and Bruges. Her professional experiences include research on the European Community/Union and public relations at the German national support structure for various European Community initiatives. Since 2002, she has been working for East European Studies Online. In 2012, she started to take care of International Relations Online applicants and students, too.