International Summer School in Georgia organised by ICMPD

Deadline: 30 April 2019
Open to: citizens of 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
Benefits: board and lodge free of charge, travel costs will be organised and covered

Description

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 the Prague Process Dialogue, Analyses and Training in Action. ICMPD invites all interested candidates to apply before the 31 March 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). The Summer School takes place in Georgia from 30 June to 6 July 2019.

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.

Eligibility

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.

Benefits

All students will receive board and lodge free of charge, travel costs will be organized 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.

How to apply?

Documents to be submitted when applying for the Summer School (all in English):

  • Filled-out application form
  • CV (Europass format)
  • English language certificate (optional, if available)
  • Recommendation letter from university or workplace

Please submit the filled-out application together with accompanying documents to [email protected]

For more information, please visit the official web page.