The GLU Partner Network


The State University of Campinas, located in the State of Sao Paulo, is one of the most distinguished Brazilian academic institutions. It seeks to contribute to the solution of social problems through education and research.

The Berlin School of Economics and Law is an German academic institution with special expertise on macroeconomics, organisational development of trade unions and strategies of multinational corporations and labour.

The University of Kassel is an German academic institution with special expertise on trade union strategies, global governance & globalisation issues.

Penn State is a multicampus public research university that educates students from Pennsylvania, the nation and the world, and improves the well being and health of individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service.

The University of the Witwatersrand is a renowned African university which seeks to be critically responsive to society’s expectations that higher education should become a key driver of development for people, communities, social institutions and democracy.

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences is recognised as a leading university in India. Since its inception in 1936 it has worked for the promotion of sustainable, equitable and participatory development and social justice. The Masters Programme in “Globalisation and Labour” is part of its efforts to offer socially relevant courses.

The Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is a microcosm of the Indian nation, drawing students from every nook and corner of the country and from every group and stratum of society. Young at forty two years, as universities go, what has lent strength and energy to Jawaharlal Nehru University is the vision that ideas are a field for adventure, experimentation and unceasing quest and diversity of opinions its chief premise.

Trade Unions

National Trade Unions

International Organisations and NGOs

Associate Institutional Membership

Associate Fellows

  • Patrick Belser
  • Akua Britwum
  • Neil Coleman
  • Steve Davies
  • Peter Evans
  • Trevor Evans
  • Michael Fichter
  • Elena Gerasimova
  • Tandiwe Gross
  • Susan Hayter
  • Hansjörg Herr
  • Frank Hoffer
  • Claudia Hofmann
  • Richard Hyman
  • Chris Land-Kazlauskas
  • Boy Lüthje
  • Birgit Mahnkopf
  • Seeraj Mohammed
  • Phumzile Ncube
  • Özlem Onaran
  • Nicolas Pons-Vignon
  • Peter Rossman
  • Engelbert Stockhammer
  • Beatriz Vacotto
  • Lucien van der Walt
  • Jeff Vogt
  • Andrew Watt
  • Eddie Webster