Women’s and Gender Studies in Africa Programs/Centers/Departments/Schools/Networks

Anglophone

Cameroon

U of Buea
Women and Gender Studies
https://ubuea.academia.edu/Departments/Department_of_Women_and_Gender_Studies

Egypt

American University Cairo
Cynthia Nelson Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies
*Master’s in Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East/North Africa
http://catalog.aucegypt.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=20&poid=2974&returnto=839

Cairo University
Faculty of Economics and Political Science
*Master’s in Gender and Development
http://www.feps.edu.eg/en/index.php

Ethiopia

Addis Ababa University
Centre for Gender Studies 
http://www.aau.edu.et/cds/center-for-gender-studies/overview-of-cgs/

Ghana

U of Ghana
Centre for Gender Studies and Advocacy (CEGENSA)
https://cegensa.ug.edu.gh/

University of Cape Coast
Center for Gender, Research, Advocacy, and Documentation (CEGRAD)
https://cegrad.ucc.edu.gh/

Kenya

Kenyatta University
Department of Gender and Development Studies
*Master’s and Ph.D. in Gender and Development

Egerton University
Department of Gender and Development

U of Nairobi
African Women’s Studies Centre
https://awsc.uonbi.ac.ke/node

University of Nairobi
Institute of Anthropology, Gender, and African Studies
*Bachelor’s in Gender and Development

Morocco

U of Al Akhawayan
Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment
*Master’s in Gender Studies 
http://www.aui.ma/en/hcc

University Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah, Dhar Mehraz
* Master’s in Women’s and Gender Studies 

ISIS Centre for Women and Development (ICWAD) - Fes

Nigeria

U of Jos
Center for Gender and Women Studies
*Master’s in Gender and Development and Ph.D. in Women’s Studies
https://www.unijos.edu.ng/node/113

U of Ibadan
Women’s Research and Documentation Centre
https://ias-ibadan.org/african-studies-at-ibadan/programmes-and-centers/women-s-research-and-documentation-centre

U of Ibadan
Gender Studies Program of the Institute of African Studies
*Master’s, MPhil, and Ph.D.
www.ias-ibadan.org

Sierra Leone

University of Sierra Leone, Fourah Bay College
Institute for Gender Research and Documentation (INGRADOC) 

South Africa

U of Cape Town
African Gender Institute (now part of School of Africa and Gender Studies)
http://www.agi.ac.za/

U of the Western Cape
Women’s and Gender Studies Department 
https://www.uwc.ac.za/Faculties/ART/WGS/Pages/default.aspx

U of the Western Cape
Gender Equity Unit
https://www.uwc.ac.za/GEU/Pages/default.aspx

U of KwaZulu Natal
Gender Studies Programme
http://genderstudies.ukzn.ac.za/Homepage.aspx

U of South Africa (UNISA)
Institute for Gender Studies 
https://www.unisa.ac.za/sites/corporate/default/Colleges/Human-Sciences/Schools,-departments,-centres,-institutes-&-units/Institutes/Institute-for-Gender-Studies

U of Pretoria
Centre for Sexualities, AIDS and Gender
https://www.csagup.org/

Sudan

Afhad University for Women
Regional Institute of Gender, Diversity, Peace, and Rights
http://gender.ahfad.edu.sd/

Afhad University for Women
Gender and Reproductive Health and Rights Resource and Advocacy Centre
http://grace.ahfad.edu.sd/index.php/about-grace

U of Khartoum
Gender Unit at the Development Studies Research Institute 

Uganda

Makerere University
School of Women and Gender Studies
https://womenstudies.mak.ac.ug/

ARABOPHONE 

Morocco

University Moulay Ismaïl - Meknès
*Master’s in Women and Development
*Ph.D. in Women and Writing 

FRANCOPHONE

Benin

African University of Cooperative Development
*Master’s of Gender and Development 
http://www.uadc-aucd.org/spip.php?rubrique21
Contacts: rectoratuadc@yahoo.fr or Vicerectorat_uadc@yahoo.fr

University of Parakou
Department of Sociology/Anthropology
*Master’s of Social Mediation and Facilitation of Development (common core in gender)
Contact: affofabien2000@yahoo.fr

University of Abomey Calavi
Center for Training and Research in Population
*Master’s in Gender, Population and Inequality Studies
https://www.ird.fr/les-partenariats/principaux-partenaires-scientifiques/afrique-de-l-ouest-et-centrale/benin/ceforp
Contacts: Rigobert Cocou Tossou at ctossou2000@yahoo.fr or rctossou2013@gmail.com or rigobert.tossou@uac.bj

University of Abomey Calavi Professional
Research Laboratory in Gender, Population and Development
*Master’s in Gender and Development 
Contact: Ale Charlotte at genre.dev.master@gmail.com or Lothe2004@yahoo.fr.ou or
baquetale@gmail.com

Burkina Faso

University of Applied Development Sciences
Pan-African Institute for Development
*Master’s in Gender, Population and Development
http://www.ipd-aos.org/index.php/formations/formations-longues-durees/master-en-gpd
Contact: ipdaos@fasonet.bf 

Cameroon

University of Yaoundé
Department of Sociology
*Master’s in Gender and Development
http://www.falsh.uninet.cm/mastpro-genre/
Contact: Achille Pinghane Yonta at pinghane@gmail.com or pinghane@hotmail.fr

Ivory Coast

University Félix Houphouët Boigny of Cocody
Le Club Genred 
Contact: Louise Yao Klaorou at Louiseyaoklaorou@gmail.com

Madagascar

University of Antananarivo
Faculty of Arts and Humanities 
*Master’s of Arts, Cultures and Societies
Contact: Zoly Rakotoniera at Rakotonierazolyra@yahoo.com or zolyra@yahoo.com

Morocco

University Hassan II of Casablanca
Faculty of Arts and Humanities Ain Chock
*Master’s in Gender, Society and Cultures
*Doctoral training in Laboratory on Gender, Education, Literature and Media
http://www.master-maroc.com/master-sociologie/master-genre-societe-et-culture-en-mediterranee-a-flsh-ain-chock-de-casablanca
Contact: Rajaa Nadifi at r.nadifi@gmail.com

University Cadi Ayyad
Research Group on Women's Studies
http://osmose.uca.ma/linkup/groups/profile/1580/equipe-groupe-de-recherche-sur-lesetudes-feminines-%C2%AB-gisr-%C2%BB

University of Essaadi Tétouan, Tangier
Faculty of Economic, Legal and Social Sciences
*Master's in Gender and Women’s Rights 
Contact: Abdallah Ounnir at abdounnir@gmail.com

Niger

University Abdou Moumouni of Niamey
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
*Master in Gender and Development 
Contact: Ouassa Tiekoura at gnawasa7@gmail.com

Senegal

Cheikh Anta Diop University
*Master of Gender and Peacebuilding 
Contact: Oumar Ndongo at ndongo2@yahoo.com or yaya.ndiaye@ucad.edu.sn or academicpac@fasngo.org or africangender@fasngo.org

Polytechnic University of Africa University Europe Africa
*Master of Women, Peace, Security and Conflict Management
Contact: Ndioro Ndiaye at info@amld-ong.org

Cheikh Anta Diop University
IFAN Labo-Genred
https://www.ucad.sn/index.php
Contact: Rokhaya Fall Sokhna at sokhnadaba@gmail.com or sellyba77@gmail.com

Gaston Berger University
Group of Studies and Research Gender and Societies (GESTES)
http://www.gestes-ugb.org/
Contact: contact@gestes-ugb.org

Tunisia

U of Manouba
*Master’s in Gender, Culture and Society
http://www.uma.rnu.tn/page.php?code=45 

University of Sousse [online only??]
*Master’s in Gender Studies 

Higher Institute of Social Studies
*Master’s in Women’s Studies
http://www.issht.rnu.tn/ISSHT/fr/formations/mast%C3%A8res.htm#ETFEM 

University of Tunis
Faculty of Human and Social Sciences, Department of Arabic
*Master’s in Gender
Contact: jalilatritar@yahoo.fr or Jalila.tritar@yahoo.fr 

LUSOPHONE

Cape Verde

University of Cape Verde
CIGEF (Centro de Investigação e Formação em Género e Família)
http://cigefunicv.blogspot.com/p/cigef.html

Mozambique

Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
Centro de Coordenação dos Assuntos do Género
https://www.uem.mz/index.php/investigacao/centros-investigacao/centro-de-coordenacao-dos-assuntos-do-genero
http://www.cecage.uem.mz/

Women and Law in Southern Africa (WLSA)
Mulher e Lei na África Austral, Moçambique 
http://www.wlsa.org.mz/

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