Prague – IOM Summer School on Migration Studies 2020
The 12th IOM Prague Summer School on Migration Studies will be held at Charles University in Prague from 24th to 29th August 2020. IOM Prague has organised the Summer School every year since 2009, and more than 600 students and professionals from almost 100 countries have attended these lectures.
The programme is open for university students (both graduate and undergraduate) as well as young professionals. Six days of lectures, workshops and discussions with experts will provide a unique opportunity to get familiar with different migration topics, including integration of migrants, trafficking in human beings, environmental migration, migration and gender, migration and health, migration and development and return migration.
The application deadline is 5th April 2020. For information about the event and how to apply, please visit the programme website.
For the 2020 edition, the programme includes the following topics and experts:
- Dušan Drbohlav, Faculty of Science, Charles University in Prague - Migration Theories, Myth and Realities
- Fatima Eldiasty, UNHCR Middle East and North Africa Operations - Mixed Migration Flows
- Eric Opoku Ware, Sahara Hustlers Association Ghana - The Realities of Irregular Migration from Africa
- Michal Broža, United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Prague - A World on the Move-Migration and Current Global Risks
- Robert Stojanov, University Padova (visiting) and Mendel University - Environmental Migration
- Tomáš Sobotka, Wittgenstein Centre Vienna - Migration and Demography
- Michal Vašečka, Bratislava International School of Liberal Arts - Integration of Migrants
- Salim Murad, EMMIR – European Master in Migration and Intercultural Relations - Migration and Ethnicity
- Petra Ezzeddine, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University - Migration and Gender
- Eva Janská, Geographic Migration Centre - Transnational Migration
- Kristýna Andrlová, UNHCR Prague - Assistance to Asylum Seekers and Refugees
- Irena Ferčík Konečná, International Committee on the Rights of Sex Workers in Europe - Human Trafficking