Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Master of Arts / Langue(s) d'enseignement : Allemand
Duration : 4 semestres / Crédits (ECTS) : 120
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz

The master degree Gender Studies imparts scientific founded knowledge about the topic “Gender”. It is an interdisciplinary, practically orientated, research-driven study and as a result of this, it equips students of different fields with this additional and post-graduate qualification. The topic covers what the meaning of gender is to people, society and culture and its interaction with oter social and cultural categories. Gender is understood as a key mechanism that assigns social position, occupation, responsibility, material resources and acceptance of women and men. The analysis of this mechanism and the resulting consequences concerning the daily social life within society and the scientific formation of theories is the issue of Gender Studies.