European University Institute (EUI) Migration Summer School Scholarships 2020 (Fully-funded)

The EUI welcomes applications to the 16th Migration Summer School from an enriching mix of postgraduate students, civil servants, officials at international organizations, representatives from NGOs and other civil society organizations, policy analysts, and teachers from around the world. Scholarships are available for students from Developing Countries.

Application Deadline: 15th March 2020

Eligible Countries: Developing Countries


To Be Taken At (Country): EUI, Florence, Italy

About the Award: The programme includes a series of inter-active workshops that will allow participants to discuss concrete examples of migration-related policy questions, and to reflect on the various different methods for analysing migration and mobility.

Teaching staff includes members of the Migration Policy Centre as well as other academics and policy professionals dealing with migration and related public policy issues. In addition to lectures, inter-active workshops and debates, the programme includes time for independent study and research.

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Participants will be encouraged to translate perceived societal problems into social scientific research questions. The combined insights from political, economic, sociological, legal and anthropological approaches to the study of migration will enable participants to return home with a deeper understanding of one of the most complex and multifaceted phenomena affecting governments and society across the globe.

The Summer School is also a unique opportunity to network with other participants (a selected group of researchers and practitioners from throughout the world), have access to some outstanding scholars in the field, and take advantage of the research facilities of the European University Institute (including the EUI Library).


Type: Short Courses/Training

Eligibility: Scholarships will be funded on a merit basis and they will be awarded to outstanding candidates applying from developing countries according to the following criteria:

  • – PhD students or early career academics, early- or mid-career professionals (e.g. in politics, civil service, media and non-governmental organisations), able to demonstrate both professional experience and potential for future excellence in the policy sphere;
  • – Genuinely engaged individuals involved in policy issues related to migration either through registration on a PhD programme or through demonstration of substantial relevant career experience;
  • – Self-motivated, able to present a clear explanation of why and how the applicant will benefit from participation in the summer school;
  • – Fluent in written and spoken English.
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Number of Awards: Seven (7)

Value of Award: Scholarships will cover the fees, travel and accommodation.

Duration of Program: The 16th Migration Summer School will take place between Monday 22 June and Friday 3 July 2020 at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy).
Participants are expected to arrive in Florence on Sunday 21 June and leave on Saturday 4 July 2020.

How to Apply: Applications should be made by submitting a completed application form by 15th March 2020. We regret that applications submitted after this date will not be considered.

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Visit the Program Webpage for Details

Important Note: Please note, any candidate that applies for a scholarship and is unsuccessful, will not be considered for a fee-paying place at the Summer School. Scholarships are not intended for participants who can be funded by their own institutions

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