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Past Summer Schools

IOM International Organization for Migration Prague & Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague (Geographic Migration Centre) organized for one hundred students (both graduate and undergraduate) as well as young professionals from more than 50 countries the 8th international Summers School on Migration Studies. The program was held from 4th to 10th September 2016 in Prague.

The Summer School on Migration 2015 was held in cooperation with the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice from 17-22 August. The program was designed for students (both graduate and undergraduate) as well as young professionals in migration field from abroad with various professional and personal backgrounds. The program was based on the multidisciplinary approach and offered a combination of theoretical lectures and examples of good practice presented by local and international academics, activists, representatives of NGOs, but also governmental and intergovernmental organizations (IOM, Czech Development Agency, Ministry of Interior, etc.). J.C. Mutchler from University of Arizona, Anna Platonova from IOM Brussels, Salim Murad from EMMIR, Dusan Drbohlav from the Charles University Prague, Michal Vašečka from Masaryk University in Brno, Jiří Pehe from NYU Prague and many others.    

The Summer School on Migration Studies 2014 was held in cooperation with the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice from 18-23 August.

The Summer School on Migration and Integration  2013 was organized in cooperation with the University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice from Sunday to Friday 1-6 September 2013. The US expert was Mr. S. Romi Mukherjee who teaches at Sciences Po-Paris. Further distinguished lecturers were Mr. Dusan Drbohlav from the Charles University Prague, Mr. Michal Vašečka from Masaryk University in Brno, Mr. Salim Murad from EMMIR program from University of South Bohemia and representative of the Ministry of Interior. 

In the days 3rd - 7th of September 2012 took place the already 4th annual Summer School on Migration Studies. This time in the marvellous town of České Budějovice in the south of Bohemia.

Summer School on Migration and Development in Prague was held between 21st and 27th August 2011 in the marvellous location of the Hollar building of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University (Smetanovo nabr. 6).

The 2010 Summer School on Migration Studies which was organized from 29. 8. - 4. 9. 2010 provided its students with the unique opportunity of extending their knowledge and skills in the field of migration. Participants were able to take the advantage of a multidisciplinary approach and engage in discussions with distinguished experts and professors.

Czech as well as foreign students from different universities attended the Summer School on Migration Studies which was held in the historical town of Jindřichův Hradec between 30. 8. - 5. 9. 2009. Students got opportunity to listen for one week to lectures of distinguished foreign and Czech experts on different migration topics.