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The Gender Research Office (assigned to Teaching Affairs and Student Services) of the takes on various tasks at the University of Vienna. 

Events and Teaching Organization

  • Organization of Opens internal link in current windowacademic events, such as conferences and workshops, lecture series, and the Gender Talks (in German or Englisch) in addition to other events in cooperation with institutions at the University of Vienna
  • Development and support of research initiatives across the entire spectrum of Gender/Queer Studies.
  • Organization of Opens internal link in current windowmaster and minor (i.e. complementary study) programs in Gender Studies and coordination of study abroad programs via the Opens internal link in current windowErasmus Program Gender Studies (in cooperation with the Gender Studies program director). 



  • Participation in international women's and gender studies networks (Opens external link in new windowATGENDER, Opens external link in new windowKEG) and in the Opens external link in new windowGenderplattform (Organizations for the advancement of women and gender research at universities in Austria, in German) or in the Austrian Gender Studies Association (Opens external link in new windowÖGGF, in German)
  • Facilitation of exchange between different scientific communities and cultures.
  • Opening up spaces for discussion between scientists, practitioners, groups within and outside the university, and the general public
  • Participating in the program committee of the Research Network "Gender and Agency" at  the University of Vienna.
  • Providing expertise in various working groups within the University of Vienna.

Research Support

  • Promotion of participation in conferences or workshops for students and alumni/alumnae of Gender Studies by providing funds for travel expenses.
  • Promotion of emerging scholars and assistance in scholarly work by providing opportunities for exchanges with gender specialists from a variety of fields
  • Teaching support beyond disciplinary boundaries and assistance in implementing gender studies approaches in curricula across all disciplines


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T: +43-1-4277-18452

Campus of the University of Vienna
Court 1.11
Spitalgasse 2
1090 Vienna

Office Hours:
Tuesday 3-5 p.m.
Thursday 12 a.m.-2 p.m.
and by further appointment

E-Mail (Gender Studies Administration): spl.genderstudies@univie.ac.at
E-Mail (Gender Research Office): office.rgf@univie.ac.at
University of Vienna | Universitätsring 1 | 1010 Vienna | T +43-1-4277-0