You will sharpen your skills in analysing the causes of migration, as well as its consequences for emerging formations of race, gender, labour, citizenship, healthcare, welfare and culture.
The programme is interdisciplinary, integrating the humanities and the social sciences. In true LiU-spirit, there is a strong commitment to problem-solving, critical and innovative approaches.
You will learn how migration shapes society, from a historical and sociological point of view. Our dedicated students reach in-depth knowledge in the field of intersectional migration studies.
You can tailor your education towards a special interest, profession or field of expertise, by choosing elective courses, studies abroad and internships.
One of Europe’s top research institutions
The studies take place in our beautiful Campus Norrköping. Ethnic and migration studies is a strong interdisciplinary research field at LiU. It is pursued at different institutes, departments and units, notably REMESO – the institute for Research on Migration, Ethnicity and Society: one of Europe’s top institutions in ethnic and migration research.
In your courses you will meet teachers who are all doing research in the areas that they teach in. This means that courses provide an in-depth orientation of knowledge and analysis of each field and insights into the production of new knowledge. The programme offers direct contact with ongoing research.
When you graduate, you’ll be qualified for positions in local, national and international organisations, administration, business, government, media and the cultural sector, as well as for further postgraduate studies and research.