ATGENDER, The European Association for Gender Research, Education and Documentation, is a professional association for academics, practitioners, activists and institutions in the field of women’s and gender studies, feminist research, women’s rights, gender equality and diversity (for more information visit With this survey we want to gain insight into the challenges faced by young scholars in the field of women’s and gender studies in order to find ways of supporting and helping emerging scholars in the field.

* 1. Are you a PhD candidate or an Early Career Researcher?

* 2. Are you currently employed by an academic institution?

* 3. What is your current job title?

* 4. Which country are you based in professionally?

* 5. What are the biggest challenges you have faced in your career in the past year?

* 6. What career challenges do you expect to face  in the next three years?

* 7. What kind of non-financial support have you received during your PhD and Early Career phase?

* 8. What sort of support did you find useful and why? What sort of support did you not find useful and why?

* 9. What kind of support would you like to receive in the next three years?

* 10. In order to find solutions to the challenges faced by emerging scholars we would like to discuss potential ways of how ATGENDER can support you. Would you like to take part in a focus group via skype organised by ATGENDER, if yes please provide your name and email address below: