The Department of Gender Studies offers courses in Swedish and in English at the undergraduate, Master's and Ph.D- levels. The pages linked in the left column gives you information only about our courses in English. If you want more information about our courses in Swedish, please click here.
Studying at the Department of Gender studies
The scholarly community at the Department of Gender Studies is working in the tradition of feminist theory, exploring the complexities of gender at a local, national and global level using a whole range of theories, with a special emphases on Intersectionality, Postcolonial and Queer Studies, Gender Studies of Science and Technology including Health Studies. Gender is intersectionally connected to other social categories, such as class, ethnicity/racialisation, sexuality, disability and age.
Teaching at the Department is based on research and the teaching staff is well connected with local, national and international research networks. The research staff at the Department of Gender Studies includes leading scholars who have introduced the fields of postcolonial theory, queer theory and intersectionality into Swedish academic research. In the Swedish National Agency for Higher Education’s recent national evaluation of Gender Studies, the Department of Gender Studies was judged as outstanding in terms of research and education.