The EUI welcomes applications to the 16th Migration Summer School from an enriching mix of postgraduate students, civil servants, officials at international organizations, representatives from NGOs and other civil society organizations, policy analysts, and teachers from around the world. Scholarships are available for students from Developing Countries.
About the Award: The programme includes a series of inter-active workshops that will allow participants to discuss concrete examples of migration-related policy questions, and to reflect on the various different methods for analysing migration and mobility.
Teaching staff includes members of the Migration Policy Centre as well as other academics and policy professionals dealing with migration and related public policy issues. In addition to lectures, inter-active workshops and debates, the programme includes time for independent study and research.
Participants will be encouraged to translate perceived societal problems into social scientific research questions. The combined insights from political, economic, sociological, legal and anthropological approaches to the study of migration will enable participants to return home with a deeper understanding of one of the most complex and multifaceted phenomena affecting governments and society across the globe.
Type: Short Courses/Training
Eligibility: Scholarships will be funded on a merit basis and they will be awarded to outstanding candidates applying from developing countries according to the following criteria:
- – PhD students or early career academics, early- or mid-career professionals (e.g. in politics, civil service, media and non-governmental organisations), able to demonstrate both professional experience and potential for future excellence in the policy sphere;
- – Genuinely engaged individuals involved in policy issues related to migration either through registration on a PhD programme or through demonstration of substantial relevant career experience;
- – Self-motivated, able to present a clear explanation of why and how the applicant will benefit from participation in the summer school;
- – Fluent in written and spoken English.
Number of Awards: Seven (7)
Value of Award: Scholarships will cover the fees, travel and accommodation.