Pursue a major or a minor in Feminist and Gender Studies in English or in French.

Feminist and Gender Studies undergraduate programs

Study issues that lie at the heart of national and international debates about socio-political equality.

The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies offers students exciting bilingual interdisciplinary programs that explore questions related to women, gender, power, and diversity. You will study important issues such as globalization, transnationalism, sexualities, gender identities, disability, colonialism, indigeneity, labour, reproduction, and racism. Course offerings are a blend of theoretical and practical knowledge that contributes to intellectual development, analytical competence, and collective efforts for social justice and transformation.

Program overview
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Finance your undergraduate studies

Please visit the Website of the Financial Aid and Awards Service for information on undergraduate scholarships and bursaries, financial assistance and the Work-Study Program.
Financial aid and awards

Undergraduate scholarships

The Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies students can apply to the following scholarships:

Also, as a Faculty of Social Sciences undergraduate and/or graduate student, you have access to faculty-wide scholarships, regardless of your program of study.

For a complete list, go to the uOttawa Online Scholarships and Bursaries Portal.

How to apply for scholarships.

Contact us

Institute of Feminist and Gender Studies

Faculty of Social Sciences

120 University Private
Social Sciences Building
Room 11002
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5

Tel.: 613-562-5791
[email protected]

Office hours

Monday to Friday
8:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(June to August: closed at 3:30 p.m.)


Please note that during the Covid-19 pandemic our services and our personnel are also available by MS Teams and by email. The Social Sciences (FSS) and Vanier (VNR) buildings will be open Monday to Friday from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Thank you for your patience and collaboration.