The Master is aimed at all kinds of graduates, recent graduates students, academics, professionals from the business world, researchers and staff of international organizations who wish to professionalize and improve their professionalism in the field of international migration and human mobility as well as students who want to develop their research capacity in this field.
Language: Spanish or English, chosen by the student.
The registration period will be open until October 10, 2016.
Start: October 17, 2016
Completion: August 2017 or 2018 *
* The training program may be taken in two modes: a partial (two years / academic courses) full time (one year / academic year) o.
The Master uses blended learning methodology that combines online learning with intensive classroom sessions for a week in February.
The amount of the full fee of the Master is 6.350,00 €. broken down into:
Degree: Master in International Migration
Credits: 60 ECTS credits. (Europeam Credit Transfer System)
Start: March 30, 2016
Completion: October 2016
The admission criteria and their weighting in the overall requirements are:
Admission to the master is competitive. In any case a weighted average rating of at least 7 out of 10 is required.
When the student interested in access has some type of physical disability, you can have personalized information and support in Care Program Students with Disabilities Social Work Unit.
Mercedes Fernández García
Tomas Castillo Crasto
Instituto Universitario de Estudios sobre Migraciones (University Institute of Studies on Migration)
Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Comillas Pontifical University)
C/Alberto Aguilera 23, 28015 Madrid.
Phone: (+34) 91 542 2800
COURSE 1: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO THE STUDY OF MIGRATIONS 9 ECTS
Human mobility, migrations and their economic driving forces 3 ECTS
Psychosocial approach to international migrations 3 ECTS
Political and legal perspective on international migrations 3 ECTS
COURSE 2: MIGRATIONS AND SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION 21 ECTS
Structure of labour markets 3 ECTS
Alien laws and immigration in global migration systems 3 ECTS
Integration and social cohesion 3 ECTS
Education systems in origin and destination contexts3 ECTS
Second generations: family and populations emerged from immigration 3 ECTS
The symbolic dimension of human mobility 3 ECTS
Migrations and development 3 ECTS
COURSE 3: EMERGING ISSUES AND SOCIAL CHALLENGES 12 ECTS
The welfare State or the social benefits system: crisis and rights. Public policies on immigration 3 ECTS
Especially vulnerable people and risk situations related to migration processes 3 ECTS
Globalisation and transnational movements 3 ECTS
Migrations issues on international agendas 3 ECTS
COURSE 4: RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL INTERVENTION 6 ECTS
Introduction to research and professional intervention: detection, diagnose and study 2 ECTS
Data sources: types of sources, access, and use 2 ECTS
Use of information and communication technologies 2 ECTS
MASTER’S FINAL DISSERTATION 6 ECTS
INTERNSHIP 6 ECTS
The Master's Degree in Contemporary International Migration caters to the need for skilled professionals in different areas related to migration, involves many different areas, and requires specific and complex preparation and training.
Holding this Master's Degree is a precondition to being admitted to the official Doctorate Program in International Migration and Development Cooperation offered by the University Institute of Studies on Migration.