The Vilnius University Gender Studies Centre (GSC) – the first of its kind in the Baltic States - was established in 1992.

Today the GSC functions as base for interdisciplinary academic research on women and gender.
The centre also plays an important role in forming gender policy in Lithuania.
The foundational goal of the GSC is to integrate gender studies into the common curriculum at Vilnius University.

A common course in Gender studies were offered in 2012/2013 Spring semester.

25 Years Gender Studies in Lithuania

Vilnius University Gender Studies Centre turns 25 in 2017. To celebrate the occasion, the Centre is preparing a national scientific conference which aims to give a meaningful overview of the emergence of gender studies in Lithuania, to highlight the contemporary issues and problems, and to discuss the gender policy dissemination on both the academic and the ...

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Dear colleagues and students! Happy new school year!

Dear colleagues and students! Happy new school year! The first GUE lecture "Gender Studies" will be held on 2th of September at 3:30pm in Baltupiai 47 Didlaukio str., Room 202. You are welcome...

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How did International Women’s Day begin

1848 In New York Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton declared the Convention for Women’s Rights where they urged women be given the freedom of speech, the right to vote, and equal rights in labour, property ownership and education. 1860 British women joined the struggle for suffrage. ...

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Film screening and discussion, December 4, 3 pm

The US Embassy in Vilnius and the Gender Studies Centre invites people to a screening and discussion of the film “Private Violence” on December 4 at 3 pm at Didlaukio St. 47 – 103 room, Baltupiai. Birutė Sabatauskaitė (Centre for Human Rights), Natalija Bitiukova (Human Rights Monitoring Institute) and Dr. Lijana Stundžė (Gender Studies Centre) will be parti...

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Closing the Gap: Communicating Equality Between Women and Men

Nicolaas Vlaeminck give a lecture "Closing the Gap: Communicating Equality Between Women and Men" Come along and find out more. Monday, March 10, 5 pm Nicolaas Vlaeminck is Information & Communications Officer at European Institute for Gender Equality The lecture will take place at: Vilnius University, Club of policy communication (205...

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How to find us?

Sauletekio 9 III a
Saulėtekio av. 9, 3rd building, room 420
Phone: +370 5 219 3028