The 13th Summer School on Migration Studies will take place from 23 – 27 August 2021 in Prague, Czech Republic. The event is organized by the International Organization of Migration’s Czechia office. This year edition is held in co-operation with the Faculty of Law of the University of Charles and co-funded by the US Embassy in Prague.
The project of Summer School aims to raise awareness among young professionals and students on the realities of migration towards the orderly and humane migration management, and to promote knowledge about international cooperation on migration issues, including about humanitarian relief to migrants and displaced individuals.
The Summer School will be attended by university students and young professionals from the Czech Republic and abroad. The 5 days program will consist of interactive seminars with international and Czech experts from various fields regarding migration. All lectures will be held in English.
The Summer School 2021 will take place both in person on the premises of the Faculty of Law of the University of Charles as well as on-line. The number of seats for in-person attendance will be announced on the basis of governmental restrictions during the following months, but no later than in July. The capacity will not exceed 100 participants. Online capacity is limited to 100 seats.
Among the main thematic focus of the upcoming program are:
- Migration and the Czech Republic | European Union
- Migration and 10 Years of the Syrian Conflict
- Migration and Humanitarian Relief in the Mediterranean
- Migration and the Americas
- Migration and Climate Change
- Event start
- 23. 8. 2021 0:00
- Konec události
- 27. 8. 2021 0:00
- Organizing Institution
- International Organization for Migration in the Czech Republic (IOM), The Faculty of Law at Charles University
- Event type
- Seminar, Social event, Workshop