Gender Studies

Welcome to Gender Studies

The University of Zurich offers the interdisciplinary Master’s program in Gender Studies as a major subject (90 CP) and as a minor subject (30CP).

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 characterized by a structural focus (ReConstructing Sex) and three project-related thematic clusters (Gender, Religion and Politics; Knowledge Scapes; Norms and Orders). 

In addition to the Master’s program, the University of Zurich offers a doctoral program in Gender Studies. 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.