Italy, Rome

Mediterranean Summer University

when 25 September 2016 - 1 October 2016
language English
duration 1 week
credits 4.5 ECTS
fee EUR 400

This summer university programme, organized by CIFE (Centre international de formation européenne), takes place in Rome, Italy from September 25th to October 1st 2016. About 30 international students will get to learn about the subject of 'Migrants in Europe: Borders, Human Rights and International Security.' The students are taught by international experts on the matter.

The working language is English.

Proposed topics for the 2016 edition:

* “Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean Area"

- Borders and security in Europe

- Borders and Migration in the Mediterranean

- Migrant routes in the Mediterranean area

* "Emerging migration flows and policy challenges in Europe”

- Fleeing conflict

- Human trafficking, a modern form of Slavery

- High skilled worker immigration into EU

* "Migrations and refugees in Europe, Human rights"

- Refugees in Europe, an overview

- Political refugees and economic migrants: the EU legislation

- The EU’s commitment to adress the problem of human trafficking

* "The impact of international migration on children left behind: the case of Ucraina"

* "Health of Immigrants in European Countries"

* "Underage and alone in Europe: the case of Italy"

Target group


- Graduate Students

- Motivated young researchers

- Undergraduate Students interested in European subjects (from 2nd year of studies onwards)

Course aim

The CIFE Summer University is known for its level of excellence, the high level of both academic speakers and practitioners and the active involvement of the participants in all discussions and debates. This outstanding experience will undoubtly provide the participants with interesting exchanges and mutual learning, deep EU expertise and relevant output for their CV.

Credits info

4.5 ECTS
ECTS credits available for this programme.

Fee info

EUR 400: This amount (400 Euros) applies to participants who are able to justify their status of student. For those who are not students, please contact us for more information regarding the fees you would pay.


Scholarships are available for particularly qualified students.