Örebro is one of the fastest growing universities in Sweden, providing education and conducting research in humanities, law, social science, science, technology, medicine & health care, education, music and sport science. It has 17,000 students, and employs 1,200 staff. Its equality activities include an equality committee, an equality network, an equality plan and two equality advisers in the Rectors’ office. The Centre for Feminist Social Studies is a multidisciplinary gender studies research environment at the ORU School of Humanities, Education and Social Science. CFS co-operates closely with the Gender Studies Department at Linköping University through the Joint University Thematic Gender Institute that the universities set up in 2006, and through the two-university Centre of Gender Excellence GEXcel, funded by Swedish Research Council since 2007. This is to be continued as GEXcel International Collegium for Advanced Transdisciplinary Gender Studies 2012 and hosted jointly by the two universities.