MATILDA is an European Master Degree in Women’s and Gender History. Set up as part of the Erasmus programme with funding from the European Commission, DG Education and Culture, MATILDA is designed for students wishing to develop expertise in women’s and gender history, as well as in European history, and who are interested in intercultural exchange.
The programme of study is spread over two years, includes 120 ECTS points and links four leading European universities in an exciting, innovative and unique venture. The partner institutions are the
Students can expect to study in at least two different countries over the course of four semesters.
The programme is a mix of foundational modules and electives. Each of the five partner institutions offers courses in core subjects in Women´s and Gender History (theory, methodology and practice), which are completed in the first semester. In semesters 2 and 3, specialist options (electives) are studied. Semester 4 is devoted to writing the master thesis.
Semester 1: 30 ECTS
Semester 2: 30 ECTS
Topic: Institutions, Movements and Spaces
Semester 1: 20 ECTS
Semester 2: 30 ECTS
Students will normally spend semester one and two at their start university and the following one or two semesters at a partner university. Student mobility in semester 2 and/or 3 and/or 4 is subject to capacity*. After semester two all students will attend a two week Intensive Programme together with students and teachers from all participating universities. Mobility can be funded by the ERASMUS scheme according to regulations of the start university and the National Agency in this country. In some cases funding other than ERASMUS can be applied for. Language proficiency for mobility is the responsibility of the sending university.
* mobility to CEU is restricted to semester 3 and/or 4
In addition to meeting the start university´s general entry requirements (a.o. language proficiency), MATILDA applicants are required to submit the following documents:
In order to be admitted to a degree programme at the University of Vienna, you have to prove sufficient knowledge of German.
The following proofs of German knowledge are accepted:
Additionally and solely the following certificates are accepted :
In case of partial tests only the level B2/2 is accepted, B2/1 is not. The certificates may not be older than three years.