Gender & Sexuality Studies

Find out what it is like to live in a country known for its progressive norms and policies, and study the challenges and ideas within gender, equality, and sexuality in Sweden.

Sweden is the world’s most gender-equal country, with affirmative action policies, a ‘gender-responsive’ national budget, and a firm commitment to LGBTQ+ rights.

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • Gender Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • Human Rights

Some Fun Facts About Gender Equality in Sweden

  • Sweden is the first country in the world to replace the term ‘maternity leave’ with ‘parental leave,’ where parents can share 480 days between them
  • The gender-neutral term hen is an official word in the Swedish dictionary and is widely used and recognized across society

Core Courses