M.A. Gender Studies

  • On Campus
  • 12 months
  • EUR12000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • English
Central European University (CEU) | Budapest, Hungary
This program provides students with expertise in gender theory and scholarship and encourages critical analyses of gender in relation to ethnicity, culture, nation, sexuality, and class. Students are encouraged to pursue interdisciplinary coursework in related fields of the social sciences, humanities, and policy studies.
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Description of Gender Studies

Department of Gender Studies

The department attracts students from a range of disciplines in the social sciences and humanities, and focuses on integrative and comparative approaches to gender studies. Programs aim to critically examine past and present developments related to gender in culture and society. The curriculum at the department emphasizes interdisciplinary scholarship, such as gender and post-socialist studies, nationalism, queer theory, cultural studies, transnationalism and international political movements.

Career Path

Graduates find employment as researchers, teachers and experts on gender affairs at universities, governmental organizations, NGOs, and the private sector, or continue their studies at CEU or other academic institutions.

Select Areas of Resea rch

  • Globalization and postcolonialism
  • Gender, nation, and state
  • Gender and science
  • Feminist theories and epistemology
  • Womenís and gender history
  • Gender, socialism, and postsocialism
  • Gender, war, and memory
  • Queer theory
  • Labor market gender inequalities
  • Bioethics, biopolitics, and posthumanism
  • Cultural studies
  • Womenís literature

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline April 1, 2015: SECOND DEADLINE for Master's applicants applying for Tuition Scholarships (i.e. tuition waivers) only. June 1, 2015: FINAL DEADLINE for self-financing students.
Tuition fee
  • EUR 12000 Year (Non-EEA)
  • EUR 12000 Year (EEA)

Generous financial aid packages available

Start date September  2015
Duration full-time 12 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

This program provides students with expertise in gender theory and scholarship and encourages critical analyses of gender in relation to ethnicity, culture, nation, sexuality, and class. Students are encouraged to pursue interdisciplinary coursework in related fields of the social sciences, humanities, and policy studies.

Requirements for Gender Studies

  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of purpose
  • BA degree (min. four-year)
  • Some knowledge of gender-sensitive scholarship
  • Complete online application: www.ceu.hu/apply

Work Experience for Gender Studies

No work experience is required.

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