Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Master of Science Programme in Social Studies of Gender at Lund University

The application period for  Master of Science Programme in Social Studies of Gender is open for enrollment. Application deadline is January 15, 2015 for the study period 28/08/2015 - 09/06/2017.
This is an interdisciplinary social science master’s programme. It focuses upon how gender and feminist research, in dialogue with other social science subjects, contribute to the understanding of resistance and change in inequalities and relations and practices of power.

The major aim of the programme is to encourage students to develop their ability to critically examine, evaluate and discuss the field’s most important theoretical perspectives and to be able to formulate and analyse the interconnection between theory and practice in issues related to gender, class, ethnicity and sexuality.

The Social Studies of Gender Programme is given jointly by feminist / gender scholars from the Departments of Gender Studies, Development Studies, Education, Political Science, Social Anthropology, Sociology, Pedagogy, Sociology of Law and the School of Social Work at Lund University.   The program provides the opportunity for internships and international exchange semester.

The medium of instruction is English. This means that lectures, seminars and examination will be in English.

More information about the programme is available at:

Information on applying to Swedish universities is available at:

Short facts about the Master programme:
·         Students will acquire a degree of Master of Science in Social Studies of Gender with a major in their previous field of study in the Social Sciences.  
·         It is a fully interdisciplinary Social Science Master programme that is taught at a top-ranking university
·         There are no tuition fees for EU/EEA citizens
·         Normal duration of the programme is 2 years of full-time studies (120 ECTS)
·         The medium of instruction is English

Application deadline is January 15, 2015.  The next cohort will begin in September 2015.

Please find enclosed a poster and a programme sheet with information about the programme. We would appreciate if you could take the time and effort to make them accessible to interested students

Phone: 046-222 49 83; 046-222 31 30.
Programme Coordinators: Milan Burke, Shoshana Item and Helena Falk
Program Director: Sara Goodman