Gender Studies - Culture, Communication, Society

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What is gender?
  • How is gender generated and what are the consequences thereof for the individual and society?
  • How does gender perception change in different cultural, social and historical concepts?
  • How does gender relate to other social categories such as age and provenance?
  • How does social inequality arise?
  • Gender Studies has changed the way I view society. Now, I pay much closer attention.

    Debora Rahma, Master's degree read more ...

Degree programmes

 

Gender Studies - Culture, Communication, Society, Master 2 subject

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it ensures an up-to-the-minute approach in the field of Gender Studies, researching all interdisciplinary and international (including Turkey, Japan, Scandinavia) facets of the gender issue.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Theories and Methods of Gender Studies
  • Social Inequality
  • Recent and Modern Gender History
  • Media Studies
  • Cultural Science & Literary Studies
  • Gender Mainstreaming & Diversity

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
substantial understanding of theories and methods deployed in the fields of social science, cultural studies and history; ideally some understanding of Gender Studies

... enjoy:
challenging existing concepts and interdisciplinary research and study

struggles though: complex theoretical and methodological texts as well as new and unfamiliar specialist fields

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Social Science, Cultural Science & History
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the political field
  • in research institutes
  • as consultants and coaches
  • in HR planning and quality development
  • in the media and PR industry

And else?

An internship ...

is recommended. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: 6 weeks (240 hours)

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

M.A. Maximiliane Brand
Building, Room: GC 04/160
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-26646
Email:
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Gender Studies
Building, Room: GB 03/50
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-26646
Email:
Website Fachschaft

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Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German, English

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