Study Gender Studies at CEU!

Masters Opportunities

Central European University

The Department of Gender Studies at Central European University (CEU) focuses on integrative and comparative approaches to the critical examination of past and present developments related to gender in culture and society. The interdisciplinary curriculum puts emphasis on gender and sexuality, particularly in areas such as nationalism, queer theory, literature and popular culture, social movements, war and memory and global inequalities.

Programs offered

• Master of Arts in Gender Studies / 1 year
• Master of Arts in Critical Gender Studies / 2 years
• Master of Arts in Gender Studies (GEMMA) / 2 years
• Master of Arts in European Women’s and Gender History (MATILDA) / 2 years

Research areas

• Social movements, activism, policy and governance
• Political economy, global inequalities, gender and labor
• Gendered nationalism, borders and transnational flows
• Gender, war, sexualized violence and memory
• Postcolonial and decolonial critiques of global inequalities
• Sexuality and queer theory
• Studies of gender and science, technology and medicine
• Feminist cultural studies

Why CEU?

• Students and faculty from 115 countries
• Alumni on 6 continents in top positions
• Accredited in the U.S. and Hungary
• 8:1 student/faculty ratio
• Based in Budapest, the heart of Europe

Scholarships available

CEU is committed to attracting talented students and scholars from around the world, and provides generous scholarships available to accepted students from any country. In 2016-2017, 84% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing.

Funding information

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

Find out more about CEU programs, admissions requirements and available funding options here

Apply by June 1, 2018 for self-financing master’s studies.