The Centre for Gender Studies (CGF) presents a well established research group at Karlstad University. It has been one of the first Centres devoted to the analysis of gender and sexuality in Sweden dating back to the early 1990s. CGF is part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Karlstad University and home to the academic discipline Gender Studies, which offers undergraduate education on the Bachelor level (A - D courses). CGF also organises regular events open for the academia as well as the public.
At the Centre the reserach is organised in four different thematic research streams:
GCF organizes frequent seminars as well as different events. The seminars featuring invited guests as well as researchers at Karlstad University, with a bearing on gender scientific issues. All seminars are held in English.