Institute of interdisciplinary gender research and diversity


The Institute for Interdisciplinary Gender Research and Diversity (IGD) is a central institute of Kiel UAS. Its task is to initiate, coordinate and conduct projects, scientific studies, and evaluations on gender- and diversity-related questions in different fields of research, especially in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering & mathematics). With its specific knowledge and competence profile, the institute is characterised by

  • applicability,
  • practical relevance
  • interdisciplinarity and
  • internationality

It provides essential contributions to demographic change (Research Agenda 2020 of Kiel UAS). The institute conducts internal and external knowledge transfer in form of lectures, conferences, workshops, seminars, summer schools and publications.

More information:

Brochure "25 Jahre Frauen- und Genderforschung an der Fachhochschule Kiel"

"Forschung für eine bessere Gesellschaft", viel. Das Campusmagazin der FH Kiel, Issue 02/2019, p. 70-72.

"Zwischen Erfolgen und grossen Herausforderungen", viel. Das Campusmagazin der FH Kiel, issue 01/2017, p. 50-53.