Individuals interested in the field of migration – either from a professional or academic perspective - have a chance to join the International M.A. Program in Migration Studies to complete 5 or 6 academic credits during the summer semester. Summer students are quickly immersed into the field and are asked to contemplate some of the most complex questions that academics and professional face when studying and working in the field of migration. This includes the legal and ethical aspects of migration, immigration law, health and migration, ethnic identity and cultural sensitivity, integration, the role of international organizations and the connections between migration and international development.
At the end of the semester, students will also take part in a Professional Development Workshop to further explore different aspects of the work that deals with different groups of migrants both in Israel and internationally.
6 weeks (July 5 - August 12)
Asylum Seekers and Refugees: Legal and Ethical Issues (3 cr)- Adv. Hanny Ben-Israel and Adv. Yonatan Berman
International Migration in International Relations (3 cr) - Prof. Gallya Lahav
Professional Development Workshop
Over and above the academic courses, students will also get a chance to gain practical skills and engage in a professional development workshop with presenters from international and local organizations working in the field of migration.
Through educational trips and organized student events, participants have a chance to explore the field of migration to better understand the newest trends, compare immigration policies and debate some of the most controversial issues in today's globalized world, both inside and outside the classroom.
Who Should Apply
- Graduate students in their first year of studies
- Advanced undergraduate students
- Professionals in the field looking to expand their knowledge and advance their research skills
- Completed application through the Student Portal
- Official transcript from accredited institution of higher education
- Short statement of purpose explaining your interest in the program
- Background in social sciences is preferred but not required
- TOEFL or IELTS exam scores, if your native language is not English or your previous academic degree was not taught in English.
(Minimum TOEFL requirements: 573 on the paper based test; 230 on the computer based test; and 89 on the internet based test. The University's Code is 7704.Minimum IELTS requirements: Overall Band Score of 7.0)
Program Fee: $2800 for 6 credits
- Two courses
- 1 day workshop
- Health insurance
- Library fees
- Student service fees and special programming
Application fee: 60 USD
Early deadline: March 1, 2015
Late deadline: June 1, 2015
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