The project

GE Academy is an Horizon 2020 project which aims to develop and implement a high-quality capacity-building programme on gender equality in research, innovation and higher education.

What do we strive for?

Increasing skills of those who are implementing measures towards gender equality in their institutions (management, administrators, HR managers, academic staff etc.)

Deepening the expertise of researchers interested in the gender dimension of their work

Further developing skills of gender experts willing to deliver training sessions to research & innovation and higher education communities in Europe and beyond

HR Professionals & Research Performing Organisations middle management


Gender experts

The capacity-building programme will be based on state-of-the-art knowledge and composed of a series of tailor-made training materials and different training formats including:

  • Physical Trainings
  • Summer Schools
  • Physical Interactive workshops
  • Webinars
  • Distributive Open Collaborative Courses (DOCCs)
  • Train-the-Trainer sessions

It will be executed in at least 15 countries.

Expected results

A better understanding of gender issues within the Research & Innovation community

A better uptake of gender issues in Research & Innovation and consequently an improvement of the quality of the produced research and innovation

A pan-European network of qualified gender trainers and experts

Gender Equality matters – Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Have you heard about the Sustainable Development Goals by the United Nations? The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. We are helping address Goal 5 on Gender Equality. Learn more, here.

Project identity

Project Acronym: GE Academy

Title: Gender Equality Academy

Topic: SwafS-13-2018 Gender Equality Academy and dissemination of gender knowledge across Europe
Call (part) Identifier: H2020-SwafS-2018-1
Funding scheme: Coordination and Support Action (CSA)
Project Number: 824585
Starting Date: 01/01/2019
Project Duration: 36 months