There are still a few spots available for the 2018 IOM Summer School on Migration Studies.

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 will be 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.

The project is co-funded by the U.S. Embassy in Prague within the Small Grants Program. Project partners are United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Prague.

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, 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.


August 13, 2018