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.

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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Gender Equality/Diversity in Leadership. Empowering Women to Take Action

Claudia Ritter give a lecture "Gender Equality/Diversity in Leadership. Empowering Women to Take Action" Come along and find out more. Wednesday, March 5, 5.30 pm Claudia Ritter is a senior consultant, coach, trainer and team facilitator specialising in diversity leadership solutions, cross-cultural business communications, and sustainable corporate gover...

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Women with a disability in media and popculture

Seminar led by Dr. Deimantė Šėporaitytė Wednesday, November 13, 6 pm What are the images of women with a disability that predominate in Lithuanian media, what are the practices of and types of representation that disabled women recieve in foreign and Lithuanian popular culture? How do the practices and representations of disabled women contribute to the sp...

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How to find us?

Didlaukio str. 47, Vilnius
Phone: +370 5 219 3028