The Board of Gender Studies is an expert body representing the Faculties of Historical-Cultural and Philological-Cultural Sciences of the University of Vienna, consisting of members of all three Kurien (representative organs of ordinary/full professors, other academic staff and students). The Board is chaired by Ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Andrea Griesebner (Department of History; Deputy: Prof. Johanna Laakso, Finno-Ugric Studies).

The main functions of the Board are

  1. Coordinating the Käthe Leichter Visiting Professorship;
  2. Ranking the applications for lectures to be funded with the resources specifically allocated for gender studies in these two Faculties. (More information in German.)