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Erasmus Mundus - MISOCO Scholarships

The general aim of the Master programme in International Migration and Social Cohesion is to educate students and create dialogue among students, professionals and policy makers who will understand advanced theories, techniques, and methodologies in the field of Migration Studies, and who will be able to translate perceived societal problems into relevant social scientific research questions and to contribute to the solution of such problems by combining insights from fundamental social theory joined with substantive theories.

More specifically, the programme seeks to explore the critical elements of international migration and the incorporation of immigrants in the society of destination.This Master is unique to Europe and unique in the countries and the institutions (both EU and third-country) which participate in the Consortium, a unique opportunity to bring together those who have an interest in creating a shared outlook for Europe in terms of migration studies. All the partner universities not only teach but actively research various migration-related issues, thus being able to offer students state-of-the art knowledge in respective specialization areas.

The MISOCO Mundus Master’s has been designed for people working or intending to work in the field of migration and social cohesion; regardless of their race, gender, religion, age, and/or geographical origin. Candidates are chosen on the basis of the quality of their education and professional background, their experience in and concern for migration issues, their multicultural sensitivity, and their linguistic abilities.

Selection criteria
The selection committee takes into account the following:

* Type and level of academic qualifications.
* Level of motivation and concern for humanitarian issues.
* Level of language abilities.
* Type and level of research experience.
* Type and level of professional experience.
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