Athens, Sounion, Greece

ELGS Migration Summer School

blended course
when 20 July 2020 - 26 July 2020
language English
duration 1 week
credits 8 EC
fee EUR 585

Migration Summer School (MIGSS) on "Precarious integration? Migrants, Refugees, Rights & Policies"has been carefully designed and developed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of issues regarding the integration of immigrants and refugees in Europe. It is a week-long summer program in English that will investigate the developments, challenges, integration and social exclusion of migrants and refugees in Europe as well as in reception societies. Open for Practitioners and Students of all disciplines (i.e. Sociology, Social Policy, International Relations, Human Rights, Economics et al.), The two days of on-Site visits to Reception facilities and NGOs will not be conducted this year due to the COVID-19 precaution measures. Extra lectures have been added to the program.Meet key academics and experts working in the field, Doctoral students and researchers will have the opportunity to present their PhD/research at the PhD Seminar. This program is organized by the European Law & Governance School, and will operate out of the EPLO’s premises at Sounion, Greece from 20th July to 26th July, 2020.Will run according to schedule in Greece but will also be offered ONLINE in sychronous e-learning mode.

Course leader

The European Public Law Organization (EPLO) is an International Organization with headquarters in Athens, Greece. The EPLO was established on 21 June, 2007. 17 Member States, 7 Public Authorities, and 75 Universities participate in its board of directors.

Target group

As this program is interdisciplinary in nature, it is open to all disciplines (such as Sociology, Social Policy, International Relations, Human Rights, Economics et al.) and applicants are welcome from the postgraduate level and up, PhD candidates, researchers, NGO professionals. Doctoral students and researchers will have the opportunity to present their PhD/research at the PhD Seminar, pending a minimum of five students are enrolled in the seminar.

Course aim

The summer school gives participants a theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary migration in Europe, with particular focus on the current situation in Europe. This will be achieved through lectures and discussions led by internationally acknowledged professors and experts. This program will offer participants insights into migration in Europe, highlighting its growing relevance for the worldwide discussion on migration and refugee integration policies and combating social exclusion in Europe. It will help them develop a broad theoretical and practical understanding of contemporary migration in Europe and the challenges faced by migrants and refugees, in relation to social exclusion and integration, with emphasis on the current situation in Europe.The two days of on-Site visits to Reception facilities and NGOs will not be conducted this year due to the COVID-19 precaution measures. Extra lectures have been added to the program.

Credits info

8 EC
Participants who wish to obtain ECTS will have to submit an essay after the end of the Summer School of approx. 5.000 words on a topic related to the lectures of the MIGSS and supervised by a lecturer of their choice. Deadline for essay submission: 1st September 2020. The best paper will have the opportunity to submit their paper for publishing in a peer-reviewed journal of the EPLO .

Fee info

EUR 585: 585€ which covers tuition, and transportation from/to the Hotel and the EPLO premises for those staying in the area of Legrena
- Certification of Participation
- ECTS Diploma Supplement Upon Request.
Application Deadline at the Full Tuition rate is by July 10, 2020.

Applicants should submit an updated CV and letter of motivation in English to summerschools@elgs.eu, T: +30 211 311 0 671
EUR 490: For those attending the online synchronous e-learning mode.

Scholarships

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