Centre for Gender Studies - Εργαστήριο Σπουδών Φύλου

The Centre for Gender Studies is a research laboratory of the Department of Social Policy at Panteion University, established by (FEK)Gov. 926/17.7.2006 to cover teaching and research needs in the fields of gender in social policy and policy analysis of gender equality at the international, European, national and local level. The Centre is an evolution of the Laboratory that was created under the interdepartmental programme EPEAEK II “Gender and Equality Studies in Political and Social Sciences” and operated during the period 2003-2008. The Centre is currently directed by Maria Karamessini, Professor of Labour Economics and Economics of the Welfare State at the Social Policy Department of Panteion University.

The Centre aims at:

  • Covering the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and research needs of the Department, as well as the needs of other academic units of the Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences, in subjects that are related to those of the Centre.
  • Collaborating with other Greek or foreign research centres and academic institutions, as long as their scientific goals coincide, are compatible and complement those of the Centre.
  • Organizing scientific lectures, meetings, seminars, symposiums, conferences and other scientific events, as well as issuing publications etc.

The Centre has been the leader and coordinating institute of two European research projects: Gender, Migration and Intercultural Interactions in the Mediterranean and South East Europe: An Interdisciplinary Perspective (Ge.M.IC.) and Transnational Digital Networks, Migration and Gender (MIG@NET) during the period 2008-2013.

Address: 136 Syggrou Ave., 17671 Athens