24 months
5500 EUR/year
2100 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA) program at Central European University (CEU) is a two-year inter-university and interdisciplinary graduate program, providing a unique possibility to obtain a double diploma from the home and the partner institution, acknowledged by all GEMMA Consortium members.

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The MA program in Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA)  at Central European University (CEU) provides high quality academic and professional competencies for students wanting to conduct further research or intending to work in the areas of women’s studies, gender studies and equal opportunities. 

The first Erasmus Mundus Master’s Degree in Women’s and Gender Studies, GEMMA is offered by a consortium of seven prestigious institutions and co-funded by the Horizon 2020 Framework Programme of the EU. Your study program will take you to two participating universities where you will earn a double degree.

     If you are interested in the GEMMA program, you will have to apply via the University of Granada (Spain). CEU is one of the partner universities of the GEMMA consortium.

GEMMA'S partner universities:

  • Central European University, Austria
  • University of Granada, Spain
  • University of Bologna, Italy 
  • University of Lodz, Poland 
  • University of Oviedo, Spain 
  • University of Utrecht, the Netherlands 
  • University of York, United Kingdom 


  • Program registered by the New York State Education Department (NYSED)
  • Program accredited by the Hungarian Accreditation Committee (HAC)
  • Program accredited by the Agency for Quality Assurance and Accreditation Austria (AQ-Austria)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Gender Studies 
  • Academic Writing
  • Bodies Across Borders: Global Migration in Historical Perspective
  • Commodification of the Human Body
  • Communism and Gender: Historical and Global Perspectives
  • Gender, Labor Markets, Neoliberalisms
  • Intersectionality & Interdisciplinarity in Gender Studies Research
  • Critical Race Theory: Race and Law from the United States to Europe
  • Critical Theory on Policy and Practice
  • Discourse Analysis

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Feb. 1: financial aidMarch 15: self-financing candidates requiring a study visaAug. 15: self-financing candidates not requiring a study visa


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application via the University of Granada (Spain): https://masteres.ugr.es/gemma/pages/inscripcion
  • Proof of English proficiency
  • Letters of recommendation
  • CV
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Academic records
  • Statement of purpose
  • Some knowledge of gender or feminist scholarship

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    5500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2100 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Vienna

861 - 1331 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


In pursuit of its mission, CEU strives to attract world-class graduate talent from all over the world, offering generous scholarships available to students from any country.

In 2018-2019, 82% of CEU students received financial aid, ranging from tuition awards to scholarships with stipends and housing. Learn more about how to fund your studies at www.ceu.edu/financialaid.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Women's and Gender Studies (GEMMA)
Central European University (CEU)


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