MA in Migration Studies
LAU’s MA in Migration Studies offers you an interdisciplinary graduate degree in migration studies with a focus on, and a presence in, the Middle East.
Migration and refugee issues have become high priorities on the global agenda. Migration studies includes topics such as emigration, immigration, transit migration, labor migration, return migration, replacement migration, regular and undocumented migration, family reunion, transnational and diaspora relations, among others.
Your career path
Upon graduation, you can seek a career with government agencies dealing with migrants and refugees, integration, labor and employment, etc.; international organizations such as the International Organization for Migration, International Labor office, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, United Nations Children’s Fund, United Nations Fund for Population, United Nations Development Fund for Women, among others.
The deadline for applying/re-applying for a graduate assistantship (GA) for spring 2021 in the Migration Studies program is January 14, 2021. Click here to submit your GA application.
Students who received a GA in fall 2020 should apply as well.
Students need 30 credits for the major (12 for the core and 18 for other requirements).
|MIG710||Theories of Migration||3|
|MIG720/INA852||Research Methods/Research Methodology equiv. INA813H||3|
Students have to choose six (6) courses (18 credits) out of the following:
|MIG715/WGST815||Gender and Migration||3|
|MIG725/INA855||Politics and Migration equiv. to INA813G||3|
|MIG740/INA842||Topics in International Law||3|
|MIG745/CLT880||Migration, Exile and Literature||3|
|MIG750/INA820||Globalization equiv. to INA813K||3|
|MIG760||Citizenship, Transnationalism and Diaspora||3|
|MIG765||Migration and Development||3|
|MIG770||Cities and Migration||3|
|MIG780||Topics in Migration Studies||3|
|MIG785||Practicum: Internship or Research|
This program requires 30 credits, which can be completed in two years.
This program is offered in Beirut.
Dr. Marwan Rowayheb
Dr. Paul Tabar