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Welcome to Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS)

UCGS is an interdisciplinary research centre that is responsible for gender research at Umeå University. UCGS is one of three research environments in Sweden appointed as a Centre of Gender Excellence by the Swedish Research Council.

UCGS aims to be a leading research centre for gender studies at both national and international levels. From 2008 Umeå Centre for Gender Studies (UCGS) is the organizational host for the research programme Challenging Gender, financed by the Swedish Research Council.

UCGS also offers courses in Gender Studies at undergraduate, advanced and postgraduate levels.

News from UCGS

Everyday bordering

Everyday bordering

Borders and bordering affect both the community and the people who live in it. Last Tuesday, Umeå Centre for Gender Studies invited you to discuss migration, EU and bordering through intersectional perspectives together with Professor Nira Yuval-Davis, University of East London. If you missed the seminar, here is what she talked about.

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Contact Information

Umeå Center for Gender Studies (UCGS)
Umeå University
901 87 Umeå  

Visiting Address
Social Sciences Building, 4th Floor

Tel:  Tel: 090-786 50 00

Fax:  Fax: 090-786 97 10


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