Summer School 2016

The “International Summer School on Migration Research” was organised within the framework of two EU-funded projects, the “Enhancing Georgia’s Migration Management” – ENIGMMA project implemented in Georgia by the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) in cooperation with the State Commission on Migration Issues of Georgia (SCMI) and the “Support to Implementation of the Mobility Partnership with Azerbaijan” – MOBILAZE project implemented in Azerbaijan by ICMPD in cooperation with the Azerbaijani state institutions involved in migration management . The Summer School took place in Qakh in Azerbaijan from 26 June – 2 July 2016.

International academia experts from i.a. the Migration Observatory at the University of Oxford, the Sorbonne University School of Economics and the Maastricht University Graduate School of Governance as well as Azerbaijani and Georgian academia experts were lecturing and mentoring the participants of the summer school. In total, 45 students from media, international law/ migration law, economy, demography and social and political sciences from Georgia and Azerbaijan as well as Georgian diaspora members took part in the summer school which ran from 26 June to 2 July 2016. The one-week summer school provided research-oriented, multidisciplinary and innovative academic lectures, seminars and projects on issues related to the migration situations and migration policies in Georgia, Azerbaijan and the EU. Teaching was accompanied by research work, projects and discussions.

During the summer school the academia experts provided an overview on different migration topics such as introduction to migration research, migration and development, migration and the economy, perception of migrants, migration law, etc.

Participants who successfully completed the programme were awarded with the ENIGMMA and MOBILAZE projects Summer School Certificate.

The summer school was held in English language, thus a proficient knowledge of English was required. 

For the summer school brochure, click here