6 and 17 July 2020, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey

MiReKoc International Summer School 2020

Research Methods and Ethics in Migration Studies

The program of 10th MiReKoc Summer School reflects the importance of methodological debates. In celebration of the milestone 10th MiReKoc International Summer School, MiReKoc is collaborating and co-branding with IMISCOE. This year’s Summer School includes two weeks of lectures, lab sessions and discussion sessions led by a distinguished international faculty members and experts in the field, exploring different themes focusing on both qualitative and quantitative methods including ethnography, participatory methods, urban mapping, network analysis, big data, visual methods and social media methodologies as well as ethics in migration research to offer a space for scholars and participants to reflect on methodological challenges and opportunities.

MiReKoc International Summer School program is designed for graduate students and PhD candidates, early career researchers, policy analysts, NGO and international organization practitioners, as well as junior experts in the field. The language of the Summer School is English. MiReKoc International Summer School does not only offer expanding the knowledge of its participants, but also promises networking opportunities between them and distinguished faculty to enhance both parties’ research agendas. Applications from all over the world are encouraged.

The fee for the program is 1500 Euros covering lectures, course materials, food and accommodation. Two full scholarships are available on a merit basis for outstanding candidates affiliated with institutions from low income and lower-middle income economies according to the World Bank list of economies. Some partial scholarships of up to 30% are available for other candidates based on merit and an explanation of their financial constraints. Tuition fee for the students affiliated with institutions from the IMISCOE network will be reduced by 40%. A certificate will be provided upon successful completion of the programme. Additional requirements will be required on those participants who seek course credit.

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