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MAInternational Migration and Ethnic Relations (2 years)

Tuition fee SEK80,000.00 per year
Application fee SEK900.00 one-time
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This programme develops your skills in critically examining and evaluating research in relation to international migration.

This programme focuses on:
- current international developments and research perspectives in migration and ethnic relations;
- the effects of globalization and human mobility on societies, groups and individuals;
- the social and political adaptation and integration of ethnic minorities in different societies;
- issues of inclusion and exclusion of immigrants;
- majority-minority relations;
- philosophical and ethical perspectives on life in diverse and complex societies.

The programme is taught by experienced lecturers and researchers, representing disciplines such as Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, Economy, Ethnology and Religious Studies. You develop core competencies, including independent analysis, critical assessment, information processing and policy-relevant application. You will also gain a theoretical foundation for understanding local realities.

This programme prepares you for future research opportunities. During the second year you specialise within one of two themes: Migration and Integration or Migration and Social Theory and you will research and write a 30 hp Master’s thesis. You can also study abroad for one semester.

Career opportunities

Potential working fields include international organizations, academia, national and local government, NGOs or the media. Students are also eligible for PhD studies.

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Application start
Sep 1, 2017
Application deadline
Sep 1, 2017 23:59 (GMT)

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.