In English

Hilma is a network for  ten  gender studies units in Finland, their undergraduate and graduate students, teachers and researchers, as well as administrators. Hilma is a window into gender and women’s studies also for those outside the academia. Hilmas core values are quality and productivity.

Hilma arranges internet courses in Gender and Women’s Studies, provides information on events related to Gender and Women’s Studies, such as Ph.D. defences and conferences, lists new publications and provides links to the central www-teaching resources in Finland. Hilma also informs about research projects inside or related to Women’s Studies and about possibilities for postgraduate studies inside the field.

>> Find out about the courses in English
>> Information for the students
>> Read more about the teaching organized by Hilma from the Finnish website
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Contact information

Hilma – network for gender studies

Unioninkatu 38 D
P.O. Box 24
00014 University of Helsinki


More about Hilma Network-activities and co-operation on this video:

In the questions concerning the courses, please contact the teacher of the course or Hilma’s coordinator. In the questions concerning registration of individual courses, please contact the course contact person of your university.


Aino-Maija Elonheimo
Tel: +358 (0) 2941 24323, 050 4151589

Course contact persons (registration of courses)

University of Helsinki: Aino-Maija Elonheimo
University of Eastern Finland: Jaana Vuori
University of Jyväskylä: Marjo Kolehmainen
University of Lapland: Leena-Maija Rossi
University of Oulu: Johanna Hiitola
University of Tampere:  Hanna Ojala
University of Turku: Riikka Taavetti
Åbo Akademi University: Lotta Palmgren