2016 Winter Short Courses @ American University in Cairo


January 24 to February 11, 2016

The Center for Migration and Refugee Studies (CMRS) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is offering the following three short courses during the months of January and February 2016.

1.      Designing research with urban displaced populations in MENA region (January 24 – 28, 2016)

2.      International Refugee Law (January 31 – February 4, 2016)

3.      Euro-Mediterranean Refugee and Migration Crisis: Origins, Effects, Responses (February 7 – 11, 2016)

1. Eligibility for all courses:

Requirements: These courses are offered for undergraduate and postgraduate students, and researchers as well as practitioners working with migrants and refugees. A minimum knowledge of displacement and migration terminologies and context is a requirement for participation in any of the three courses.

All courses are conducted in English and no translation facilities are provided.  Participants should have a sufficient command of the English language. Each course will run from 9 am to 5 pm for five days.

Interested applicants can apply for one course or for all the three courses.

Number of Participants: minimum of 12 in each course

NB: Non- Egyptian applicants are strongly encouraged to apply early in order to have enough time to obtain their visa.

2. Dates and Location:

CMRS courses will take place between Sunday, January 24 and Thursday, February, 11 at the AUC Tahrir Campus in Downtown Cairo. The exact location and room numbers will be forwarded to accepted participants before the start of the courses.

For more information, please go here.