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Center for Higher Education

Intersectionality in Higher Education

Project Description

The aim of InterHEd is advancing towards more inclusive and diverse Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) by promoting intersectional mainstreaming in Higher Education Teaching and Learning (HETL).

The main objectives of the project are:

  • to create & implement innovative challenge-based methodologies to engage teaching staff & students from diverse social groups & disciplines;
  • to generate interdisciplinary transferable knowledge to mainstream intersectionality in HETL;
  • to raise awareness among stakeholders on importance of intersectionality in HETL.

The activities of the project include promising practices' sharing, training sessions for students and teaching staff across a variety of disciplines and contexts, awareness raising activities with a variety of stakeholders from the higher education sector.

Project Period

10/2023 – 09/2026

Project Team

Prof. Dr. Liudvika Leišytė (Co-PI of the project and project management at TU Dortmund University)

Sude Pekşen (research assistant)

Cooperation Partners

Universitat de Vic, Spain • Uniwersytet Jagielloński, Poland • Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, France


European Union, Erasmus+, Cooperation partnerships in higher education