Gender Studies

Welcome to Gender Studies

The University of Zurich offers the interdisciplinary Master’s program in Gender Studies in the following formats: as a major subject offering 75 CP, as a large minor subject (30CP) and as a small minor subject (15CP).

The direction of the interdisciplinary Master’s program in Gender Studies is undertaken by the Chair of Gender Studies and Islamic Studies. The various disciplines involved in the Master’s program are represented in the Fachkommission Gender Studies.

The scholarly profile of the Chair of Gender Studies and Islamic Studies is shown in the three following focal points of our work: Gender – Culture –Difference; ReConstructing Sex; Religion and Politics.

In addition to the Master’s program, the University of Zurich offers a doctoral program in Gender Studies sowie zahlreiche Research is conducted on the widest ranging themes and within highly varied disciplinary frameworks.

Notice of public lectures in the area of Gender Studies can be found on this website under Aktuell and in the Agenda.