Since 2013, the Maastricht University | UNU-MERIT is runninig the Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP).This programme is specifically designed for migration government professionals, providing a focus on theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills such as articulation and presenting; how to write briefs, policy notes and memoranda; how to formulate evidence-based policy; and how to work in a group and deal with conflicting interests. Throughout the programme, participants will benefit from the helpful input of the core teaching team (part of UNU-MERIT | Maastricht University), visiting migration experts in the field, and guest lecturers from well-known international organisations in different country contexts.
The call for scholarships to participate in the MMDP Spring 2022 cohort is open . This EU-funded programme is addressed to government officials from countries of the EU Neighbourhood, Eastern Partnership and Western Balkans who work in the migration or asylum fields. The deadline for applying through MMDP’s online portal is 26 November 2021 at 23:59 hrs CET.The candidate selection will be finalised and successful applicants for the MMDP will be notified by mid-December 2021. The MMDP Spring 2022 cohort will run from 4 April until 24 June 2022 and will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands.