Open Call for Nominations for the 2025 GRÓ GEST Programme

4 December 2023
Open Call for Nominations for the 2025 GRÓ GEST Programme

The GRÓ Gender Equality Studies and Training (GEST) programme calls for nominations for its academic programme in 2025. The deadline for nominations is 8 March 2024.

The GRÓ GEST programme is a one semester postgraduate diploma programme (30 ECTS) at the University of Iceland, which runs every year from January to May. The programme welcomes nominations from organizations for young professionals who:

  • have at least one university degree at BA/BS/BEd level
  • are fluent in both spoken and written English
  • have at least 2 years of professional experience relevant to the enhancement of gender equality
  • are junior professionals or young researchers (priority is given to individuals younger than 35 years old)
  • have leadership skills and are in a position to be agents of change
  • are committed to enhancing gender equality
  • are nationals and residents in low or lower middle income countries, or from conflict/post-conflict societies that are eligible to receive official development assistance (ODA) according to the most recent DAC (Development Assistance Committee) list.

Candidates shall be nominated by their superior at the organization that is their current place of work. Self-nominations are not accepted.

GEST prioritizes candidates from least developed and lower middle income countries as defined on the DAC list.

For further information and a link to the nomination form, please see admissions.

The nomination form is available here. The deadline for nominations for spring term 2025 is 8 March 2024.