Global Gender Studies

Global Gender Studies explore the complexities of current assumptions about gender, gender affiliation and sexuality. Focus is on global perspectives and the effects of increasing globalisation, migration and mobility for people around the globe.


The courses deal with gender related questions in relation to local and global power relations and processes of change. The courses aim at engaging a discussion of the possibilities of changing local and global power relations concerning gender, sexuality, and identity.

After graduation

Global studies are especially suitable for those who aspire to a career in occupational fields dealing with global challenges to social, economic, and ecological sustainability. The courses in global gender studies are aimed at those who want to specialize in such challenges related to gender issues. They are also suitable for those who want to add competence relating to gender and globalization to their education in other fields.