Research Master's Programs - Gender and development 2019-2021
This master's degree aims to strengthen spaces for production, reflection and transmission of knowledge about gender inequalities in Latin American societies and their manifestations in institutions, practices and social identities.
Who is it for?
People interested in research on gender inequalities at their intersections with other power lines in social and political spaces and practices in Ecuador and Latin America. Professionals of the Social Sciences and Humanities involved in the formulation and design of gender equity policies in the region.
The people who take this master's degree can be successfully incorporated into the academic world as teachers and researchers. In addition, they can be inserted in development activities and social policies promoted by the public sector at the sectional and national levels, as well as in the work of non-governmental organizations and international organizations.
In order to get a Master’s degree, students must complete 64 credits in total, divided in:
- 12 courses of four credits each with a total of 48 credits
- A research workshop of twelve credits
- 4 credits for the production and presentation of the master's thesis.
|Teorías del desarrollo
|Metodológica||Género, globalización y desarrollo
|Género, cultura y poder
|Construcción social de la sexualidad
|Género y políticas públicas|
|Articulaciones de género, raza y clase
||Instrumentos de análisis cualitativo|
|Instrumentos de análisis cuatitativo|
|Talleres de tesis||Taller de tesis I, II y III|
|Optativas del programa**||Género y derechos humanos|
|La construcción social de las masculinidades|
|Género y economía|
|Diversidades sexuales y ciudadanía|
|Movimientos de mujeres en América Latina|
* Certain matters might be subject to changes.
** The students in addition can choose for the set of courses that offer FLACSO's different educational programs.
Lines of investigation
- Globalization, migrations and inequalities
- Historical and political sociology
- Gender, development and citizenship
- Bachelor's degree or an equivalent certification by a duly certified higher education institution.
- Ability to read and understand texts in English.
- Have the means to finance the studies and study them with due dedication.
- Completion of an academic aptitude exam.
- Comply with all the specific requirements of the teaching program to which you apply and those indicated in the 'Application process' section of the online application form.
All applicants will enter a selection process. Through the website: www.flacso.edu.ec, applicants must complete the application online, attach all required documentation and send it to FLACSO Ecuador. Selected applicants will be interviewed by FLACSO professors.
Stipend scholarships and financial assistance
FLACSO Ecuador has a scholarship and financial assistance policy for students admitted into its Master's programs. The policy is shaped by criteria of academic performance and by the socio-economic situation of the applicants.
- Application Deadline: until May 31, 2019
- Entrance exam: June 15 (saturday)
- Interviews to preselected: from June 24 to July 5
- Admission information: July 18
- Admission decisions: August 15
- Registration period: from September 19 to October 3
- Extraordinary registrations: October 4 to 18
- First day of classes: October 21, 2019
- Argüello Pazmiño Sofía, Ph.D. Sociology, El Colegio de México, México
- Cielo María Cristina, Ph.D. in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, USA
- Coba Lisset, Ph.D. FLACSO Ecuador
- Coronel Valeria, Ph.D. in History, New York University, USA
- Deere Carmen Diana, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, EEUU - University of Florida, EEUU/FLACSO Ecuador
- Goetschel Ana María, Ph.D. in Social Science, University of Amsterdam, Holland
- Gómez Carmen, Ph.D. in Political Sociology, EHESS, France
- Herrera Gioconda, Ph.D. in Sociology, Columbia University, USA
- Moreno María, Ph.D. en Antropología, Universidad de Kentucky, EEUU.
- Ortiz Santiago, Ph.D. in Social Sciences, FLACSO Ecuador
- Vega Cristina, Ph.D. in Philology, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain