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Research Master's Programs - Gender and development 2020

Detalle camapaña 2020


Type of training:
Academic Master with research background

Face-to-face modality:
First year of subjects, second year preparation and presentation of thesis


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.

Occupational field

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.

Curriculum structure

To obtain the master's degree, students must study and pass ten subjects and three workshops for the preparation and presentation of thesis.

Class schedule
Monday to Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Some courses can be taught from Monday to Friday from 07h00 to 09h00.



    Formación general
    Teoría social
    Teoría feminista
    Género, globalización y desarrollo

    Género y políticas públicas
    Construcción social de la sexualidad
    Articulaciones de género, raza y clase

    Área metodológica
    Instrumentos de análisis cualitativos
    Instrumentos de análisis cuatitativos o Métodos históricos y documentales

    Talleres de tesis Taller de tesis I, II y III

    Optativas del programa** Género y derechos humanos
    Género y economía
    Diversidades sexuales y ciudadanía
    Movimientos de mujeres en América Latina
    La construcción social de las masculinidades
    Debates feministas contemporáneos
    Género e historia

    * 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, social inequalities and migration
    • Historical and political sociology
    • Gender, subjectivity and citizenship

      Admission requirements

          • 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.

              Entry Process

              All applicants will enter a selection process. Through the website:, applicants must complete the application online, attach all required documentation and send it to FLACSO Ecuador. Selected applicants will be interviewed by FLACSO professors.

              Scholarships and discounts

              FLACSO Ecuador has a stipend scholarship and financial assistance policy for students admitted to their teaching programs. The policy is governed by socioeconomic criteria and academic excellence. We have affirmative action policies for applicants belonging to historically excluded groups.


              • Presentation of admission application: until June 26, 2020
              • Academic aptitude test: July 3
              • Interviews with pre-selected: from July 8 to 21
              • Selection information: until August 20
              • Confirmation of acceptance: until September 3
              • Registrations: September 21 to October 2
              • Extraordinary registrations: October 5 to 16
              • Classes start: October 19, 2020


              Registration fee: $ 500
              Annual tuition fee: $ 3750
              Scholarships, tuition discounts and deferred payment up to 30 installments without interest.

              Payment methods

              Cash payments
              Students who pay tuition in cash have a discount of 10% (only in case of pay in cash or in check, with credit card discount does not exist).

              Payment terms
              Students can pay tuition up to 30 monthly installments without interest.

              Student Loans

              Credit Cards
              Students can pay tuition with credit cards, three months interest free or twelve months with interests.


              Profesora: Sofía Argüello -
              Asistente: Mónica Astudillo -