Since 2013, the Maastricht University | UNU-MERIT is runninig the Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP). It is an intensive programme specifically designed for migration government professionals and policy practitioners who are best positioned within their national governance systems to support dialogue between the EU and partner countries. It has a focus on theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills such as presenting and how to formulate evidence-based policy. Throughout the programme, participants benefit from the helpful input of the core teaching team of UNU-MERIT), 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 2023 cohort is open. This EU-funded programme is addressed to civil servants and policy practitioners who are working in migration management in the countries of the EU Neighbourhood, Eastern Partnership, Africa, Western Balkans and South Asia. The deadline for applying through MMDP’s online portal is 28 October 2022 at 23:59 hrs CET. The MMDP Spring 2023 cohort will run from 3 April until 23 June 2023 (3-months) and will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands.