For the 6th time, ICMPD organises the International Summer School on Migration. The summer school is a joint initiative by three ICMPD-led projects: MOBILAZE, ENIGMMA 2 and PP DATA. The Summer School takes place in Georgia from 30 June to 6 July 2019.
ICMPD invites all interested candidates to apply before March 31st, 2019.
The “International Summer School on Migration” is organised within the framework of three EU-funded projects, namely, the “Support to Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan” (MOBILAZE) project, the “Sustaining Migration Management in Georgia” (ENIGMMA 2) project and the “Prague Process: Dialogue, Analyses and Training in Action” (PP DATA) initiative – Strand C of the Mobility Partnership Facility II project. All projects are being implemented by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD).
International academic experts from the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, University of Sussex, the Sorbonne University School of Economics, the Danube University Krems, VU Amsterdam, University Leiden and the Maastricht University Graduate School of Governance and ICMPD will lecture and mentor the students. They will mainly address the following issues: introduction to migration studies, migration and development, migration and the economy, perception of migrants, migration law, migration data, etc. The one-week summer school will provide multidisciplinary and innovative academic and research-oriented lectures, seminars and projects on issues related to migration situations and migration policies in the EU, its Eastern neighbourhood and worldwide. Teaching will be accompanied by research, practical exercises and interactive discussions. In total, up to 75 students from migration studies, journalism/ media studies, international law/ migration law, economy, demography, history and/ or social and political sciences can take part in the summer school. Young professionals working on migration issues are strongly encouraged to apply as well.
Citizens from the following countries are eligible to apply: Armenia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo*, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Montenegro, Republic of North Macedonia, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
All students will receive board and lodge free of charge, travel costs will be organised and covered by the projects. The Summer School is free of charge for the participants.The Summer School selection procedure will take place until 30 April 2019. Only selected candidates will be contacted. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2019.
Check the video from the last year's Summer School here.
*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSC 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo Declaration of Independence.