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IOM Summer school on migration studies will be held in Prague, Charles University, from August 26th to September 1st 2018. IOM International Organization for Migration Prague will host university students (both graduate and undergraduate) as well as young professionals in cooperation with Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague (Geographic Migration Centre). 

Seven days of lectures, workshops and discussions with experts was an unique opportunity to get familiar with different migration topics: integration, labour migration, trafficking in human beings, migration and development, environmental migration, migration and gender, migration law and others. 

IOM Prague has implemented the Summer School every year since 2009. It was attended by more than 500 students and professionals from 60 countries who attended lectures presented by following experts:

  • Joaquín Arango, Professor of Sociology at the Complutense University of Madrid
  • Ronald Skeldon, University of Sussex
  • Heinz Fassmann, University of Vienna
  • Philippe De Bruycker, Université Libre de Bruxelles
  • Lori Hunter – University of Colorado in Boulder
  • Jiří Pehe, Director of the New York University in Prague
  • Frank Sharry, founder and executive director of ”America’s Voice”, Washington DC
  • Romi Mukherjee, Sciences Po-Paris
  • J.C. Mutchler, The University of Arizona

Many others distinguished experts from academia, IOM Geneva and Brussels, OSCE, state administration (Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Development Agency, ACIDI Portugal, MA17 Vienna, etc.), non-governmental organizations (La Strada, Charitas, etc.) as well as migrants’ organizations and communities.

In 2018 program gave lectures following experts :    

  • Tomáš Sobotka, Wittgenstein Centre Vienna - Migration and Demography
  • Dušan Drbohlav, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague - Migration Theories, Myth and Realities
  • Michal Vašečka, Masaryk University in Brno - Integration of Migrants
  • Robert Stojanov, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague - Environmental Migration
  • Salim Murad, EMMIR – European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations - Migration and Ethnicity
  • Petra Ezzeddine, Faculty of Humanities, Chares University - Migration and Gender
  • Eva Janska, Geographic Migration Centre - Transnational Migration 
  • Lucie Sládková, Chief of Mission IOM Prague - IOM Assistance to Migrants
  • and other distinguished experts

Detail program will be posted ASAP. 

Please, read the Instructions enclosed below with information about a fee, accommodation etc. 

If you are interested , please apply on-line HERE

The application deadline is April 13th 2018. 

For additional information you can contact us jschroth@iom.int . 


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