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Call for Applications for International Summer School on Migration in Georgia

03 March 2020

Form 28-4 July 2020 the International Summer School on Migration will take place in Georgia. The summer school is organised and implemented by the ENIGMMA 2 project and the Prague Process Dialogue Analyses and Training in Action.

The International Summer School on Migration is organised for the 7th time and is a joint initiative by two ICMPD-led projects: ENIGMMA 2 and the Prague Process Dialogue, Analyses and Training in Action. ICMPD invites all interested and eligible candidates to apply before the 31 March 2020.

The "International Summer School on Migration" takes place for the 7th time, is organised within the framework of two EU-funded projects, namely, 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). The Summer School takes place in Georgia from 28 June to 4 July 2020.

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 50 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.

The call for applications for the Summer School is now open. The Summer School selection procedure will take place until 30 April 2020. Only selected candidates will be notified. The deadline for applications is 31 March 2020.