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MasterGender Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Politics

This specialisation introduces you to issues and ongoing debates in the field of gender and diversity studies in organisations and politics. It also offers the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the state of the art in the field.

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  • Unique interdisciplinary approach to gender studies
  • Societal, organisational and scientific relevance
  • Identification of ethical dilemmas as well as their political ramifications
  • Small scale lectures and group work.
Why study this programme?

Admission requirements

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You learn to look at equality and diversity issues from different angles.
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What will you learn

This specialisation introduces you not only to issues and ongoing debates in the field of gender and diversity studies in organisations and politics, but also offers the opportunity to familiarize yourself with the state of the art in the field and to acquire knowledge of different policy practices related to it and their gendered implications. It offers you the knowledge and skills needed to understand the moral reasons - social justice, fairness and anti-discrimination - and the business reasons - legitimacy and performance  - for addressing gender equality, diversity and inclusion through, among others, gender mainstreaming strategies. You learn to apply academic theories to real life questions and dilemmas.

Curriculum and courses

Future career opportunities

After graduation, you will be capable of analysing complex political problems and design appropriate policies for the promotion of diversity and inclusion. Jobs include:

  • National, European or international trainee programme
  • Policy advisor at the local or national administration
  • Programme manager at a research institute
  • Consultant at a (trans)natioanl non-governmental organisation

After your studies

Research

To indicate the type of research in this specialisation, a few examples:

  • What is the role gender, race, and ethnicity play in national, European and global political decision-making?
  • What are the positions of men and women of different backgrounds, gays, lesbians and transgenders in society and politics as well as the dynamics of gender hierarchies and gender politics?

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Tuitions & grants

If you are going to follow this master's programme, you will pay an annual tuition fee. There are different tuition rates. The amount depends on your personal situation.

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