Education – MATILDA, first joint European Master Degree in Women’s and Gender History

NEWS about MATILDA, the first Joint European Master Degree in Women’s
and Gender History

MATILDA is a two-year MA program designed for students wishing to
develop expertise in women’s and gender history, as well as in European
history, and who are interested in intercultural exchange. The
universities involved are: Vienna University (coordinating institution),
the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, the Université Lumière Lyon
2, the Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, and the University
of Nottingham.

The degree has now been accredited in four of the five partner
universities, which means that the program can officially start. The
process of accreditation for the fifth partner is under way.

MATILDA has received funding for three Intensive Programs/Summer
The first Intensive Program/Summer School will take place in Lyon,
France, July 6-18, 2009. Its theme is “Transnational Approaches to
Women’s and Gender History: Institutions and Movements, 19th and 20th
The Intensive Program/Summer School is open to non-MATILDA students as

Applying for MATILDA for the academic year 2008-2009 is still possible
at the Universities of Nottingham and Sofia.

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