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Migration and Cities, Short Course

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 21 days
University rank #879 (BCR) Online
On this Migration and Cities course from European University Institute (EUI) you will explore the relationship between migration and cities both across history and in the world today. For example, you’ll learn about the influence of migration on the rise of modern, industrial cities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 
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Migration has always played a fundamental role in urban development. Without some form of inward migration – be it international or internal – cities would not develop or grow.

By the end of the Migration and Cities course from European University Institute (EUI), you'll be able to:

  • Explore current debates on how migration has shaped cities historically
  • Investigate key issues regarding migrants in cities today
  • Assess the possibilities and limits of local policy in facilitating the integration of migrants in cities
  • Reflect on the ways in which migrants' networks between different cities around the world encourage a rethinking of international migration

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 21 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

What topics will you cover?
  • The different types of migration towards cities
  • The role of migration on urban development over history
  • Migrant labour in contemporary cities
  • Settlement and residential distribution of migrants in cities
  • Migration and urban public space
  • Problems and conflicts arising from migration to cities
  • Migration governance at the urban scale
  • Migration and cultural heritage in cities
  • Transnational urban networks among migrant groups

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

This course is for anyone interested in learning about migration and cities, you don’t need any past experience.

Tuition Fee

  • International

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    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 21 days.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 21 days.
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