Education / Professional training - - Euro-Mediterranean region

The Role of Academia in Promoting Gender and Women's Rights Issues in the Arab World and Southern and Central Europe

31.01.2018 / Created by (EMWF)

This study maps the main academic programmes that provide gender-related masters and PhDs in the Euro-Mediterranean region with the aim to examine how the academia is dealing with gender and women’s rights issues in this region. This publication is a tool for civil society actors, researchers and students who are considering specializing in gender. Indeed it gives an overview of the institutions best capable to offer the necessary scientific and theoretical bases for approaching gender issues and building more egalitarian societies.

The study also reveals the challenges which the academic institutions face to deal with gender, feminism and women’s rights issues according to their history and context. Moreover, it highlights the current interactions between these programmes and research, society, the labour market and politics, among others.


  • Type of publication : Thematic report
  • Author : Fatima Sadiqi
  • Co-editor : European Institute of the Mediterranean- IEMed
  • Publishing house : European Institute of the Mediterranean- IEMed
  • Publication date : 2018
  • Number of pages : 78
  • Language : English and French

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