Advanced Certification in Gender Studies

Granted by PRESAGE - Sciences Po's Gender Studies Programme, the Advanced Certification in Gender Studies is an interdisciplinary award in the social sciences that attests to a student’s acquisition of demonstrable academic expertise within the field of gender studies.

The Advanced Certification in Gender Studies is multidisciplinary, as gender studies teaching at Sciences Po. It acknowledges the scientific knowledge acquired throughout the curriculum, regardless of the Master or area of specialty chosen.

Getting certified

The Advanced Certification is open to all students in a second year of master programme at Sciences Po. Validation requirements are the following:

  • Validate at least four courses (of which two master courses) in gender studies and obtain an ECTS grade of A or B: check out the course catalogue. Some teaching modules are eligible under the Advanced Certification: more (GoogleDoc).
  • Validate the Grand Oral or the dissertation on a subject linked to gender studies.

Note: PSIA students who whish to pursue the Advanced Certification in Gender studies must inform their academic advisor during their first semester.

2020-2021 Applications

Students completing their second year of Master's programme during the 2020-2021 academic year can apply for the Advanced Certification in Gender Studies by filling in the 2020-2021 Application Form. The form must be sent by email to with all supporting documents before May 9, 2021.

> Download the 2020-2021 Application Form (Doc, 64 Ko)

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