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The Gender Equality Unit

The Gender Equality Unit at UCM is responsible for identifying and analysing gender inequality and implementing measures to include a gender perspective at the university in pursuit of a more equal university.  

What does the Unit do?

  • Identify and analyse gender inequality: collect data and perform quantitative and qualitative studies about equality in the university
  • Raise awareness and educate the university community, including students, teaching and research staff and administration and services staff
  • Formulation, implementation and evaluation of the Equality Plans with participation from the entire university community
  • Encourage gender studies and research as well as including a gender perspective in all the teaching and research carried out at the university
  • Ensure that the relevant legislation on equality is adhered to, including encouraging and using inclusive and non-sexist language in the university environment.
  • Prevent, detect and address sexual and sexist harassment, as well as any other expression of gender violence


Delegate of the Rector for Gender Equality

María Bustelo Ruesta



Director of the Gender Equality Unit

María José Díaz Santiago



Support Technician from the Gender Equality Unit

Sara Priego Castellanos



Office of the SUPERA Project - Supporting the Promotion of Equality in Research and Academia

Paula de Dios Ruiz



Lorena Pajares Sánchez



Office hours and address:

Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

C./Isaac Peral s/n. Pabellón de Gobierno. 28015 Madrid