The Joint Master Degree in “Migration Studies: Governance, Policies and Cultures” between the three Tunisian Partner Universities: Tunis El Manar University, El Manouba University, Tunis University is MIGRANTS Projects’ main objective.
The Master Degree in Migration Studies is an interdisciplinary two years programme offered in English that provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges represented by international migration.
The degree course is offered at the Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis.
Why this Master?
Thanks to education, knowledge and capabilities acquired during the study programme, students will obtain a range of high-level skills and competences: multi-dimensional analyses of migration and integration in a wide range of contexts, including the competence to understand the causes, patterns and effects of international migration, understand and use both quantitative and qualitative methods, as well as cultural analysis, conflict analysis, management and administration of migrant policies and governance.
The integration of immigrants in receiving countries will be examined including the structural analysis of labour market positions of migrants, the different patterns of development, or problems related to discrimination.
Cultural aspects of integration and social positioning will be analyzed, together with the policies related to migration. How policies have been developed in countries across the world and how migration is framed within broader political debates and in the media will be considered.
Students enrolled in the Master Degree in Migration Studies will acquire skills, competences and training that represent top priority for the opportunities of jobs and professions at national, regional and international levels.
There is a great need at the national level now than any other time for professionals trained in the field of migration, a pressing issue that has so much troubled the local, regional and international stakeholders.
This degree in Migration Studies seeks to prepare students for research at the PhD level and for a professional career as specialists and experts within institutions and organisations – public and private, national and international – dealing with migration issues. The Master’s programme will train students for a career in political institutions concerned with immigration and integration policies at the national and the international level.
Graduates of Migration Studies will be suitable candidates for positions in governmental organisations as policy analysts and policy advisors, in local and international NGOs and research institutes as consultants.