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Lectures SoSe 2020

We are very pleased to once again be able to offer a wide range of courses as part of the BA-certificate “Gender Studies” during the summer semester 2020.

A detailed list of all courses at the UzK during the summer semester 2020 that can be taken and credited as part of the BA-certificate can be found here.

Description and Structure

Description and Structure
Since the summer semester of 2013, students at the University of Cologne have been able to acquire a Gender Studies certificate. As an additional qualification, this is a supplement to the specialist studies and certifies the acquisition of basic knowledge in the theories, concepts and methods of gender and queer studies. The certificate is anchored in the Studium Integrale (SI) as well as in the Extracurricular Programmes (EA). The courses offered include a large number of interdisciplinary seminars and lectures. The certificate can be started at any time and without separate registration.


12 Credit Points (consisting of 4 courses, each with 3 Credit Points)


  • 2 introductory seminars or 1 introductory seminar and 1 lecture series: Introduction to formative theories, perspectives and the history of social movements
  • 2 advanced seminars on practices, politics and questions of classifications, hierarchizations, differences, inequalities,...

For questions about the certificate please contact Karolin Kalmbach k.kalmbach(at)


Handing out of Certificates

Certificates for GeStiK courses are handed out during the opening hours of the GeStiK secretariat. Please address any questions to: gestik-sekretariat[at]