Göttingen Centre for Genderstudies (GCG)

Göttingen Centre for Genderstudies (GCG)

Welcome to the Goettingen Centre for Gender Studies (GCG)!

The GCG is an interdisciplinary institution of the University of Göttingen which aims at advancing research activities in the field of Gender Studies at the Göttingen Campus.
On these pages you will find more information on our activities, goals and function.


Fellowships at GCG | Deadline: 31th May 2018

The GCG-Fellowship-Programme, founded in 2015, invites applications for Visiting Research Fellowships between four and twelve months. The Centre aims to foster interdisciplinary activities in Gender and Queer Studies and build international collaborations. Deadline for application is 31th of May of each year.
You can find more information here.


The Faculty of Humanities of Georg‐August‐Universität Göttingen invites applications for the position of a level W2 professorship in Philosophy with special emphasis on Gender Research

The professorship is funded by the Maria-Goeppert-Mayer-Programme of the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony.

The professorship is supposed to cover the field of philosophy. The successful candidate isexpected to be qualified in the area of Gender Research and must be able to focus on questions related to this field in both teaching and research. He or she is supposed to participate in the administration of the Göttingen Centre for Gender Studies and to pursue research and offer teaching even beyond the Philosophy Department. The successful candidate must therefore have a deep interest in interdisciplinary cooperation. The professorship contributes to all syllabi (BA and MA) in philosophy. In accordance with the mission statement of Georg-August-University Göttingen, teaching is supposed to be research-oriented. It would be very welcome if the successful candidate were prepared to offer part of his or her teaching in English.

Conditions for appointment can be found in Section 25 of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony. As a Public Law Foundation, the University of Göttingen has the right to appoint professors. Further details can be obtained upon request.

Applications of international scientists are highly encouraged. The University is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer. We specifically encourage women to apply. Disabled persons with appropriate qualifications and aptitude for the position will be given special consideration.

Further information is available here.

Interested candidates should send their application, including curriculum vitae, scientific career, teaching experience, and publication list, no later than 10.05.2018 in electronic form as a single pdf-file to the Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Humboldtallee 17, 37073 Göttingen (mail all correspondence to the responsible administrator: marina.glemnitz@zvw.uni-goettingen.de).


U4 Summer School "Methods and Methodologies: Complexities and Responsibilities in Gender Research" in Uppsala

From 30 July to 03 August 2018 the 2nd Interdisciplinary U4 Summer School in Gender Studies 'Methods and Methodologies: Complexities and Responsibilities in Gender Research' for PhD students will take place in Uppsala, Sweden. You can find further information here.


"Difference, Diversity, Diffraction: Confronting Hegemonies and Dispossessions"

The 10th European Feminist Research Conference (EFRC) takes place from 12th to 15th september 2018. The 10th EFRC is a joint endeavour of AtGender (The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation), FG Gender (German Gender Studies Association) and the Georg-August-Universität Göttingen.

You can find further information on the homepage of the conference.