REMESO gather researchers from several departments and runs a PhD programme, an International Graduate School and an international Master's programme within the area of Ethnic and Migration Studies. It also rund the Bachelor's programme Social and Cultural Analysis (SKA).
REMESO is also an institute, Institute for research on migration, ethnicity and migration, that develops a multilevel approach to research on migration, ethnicity and society that relates individual experience, local community development and civil society to the restructuring of the labour market, changing frameworks of citizenship and welfare. The research agenda include policies and practices of governments, NGO´s, media, firms and trade unions, contextualised by state transformations, globalisation and regional integration. REMESO's research also includes projects linking migration and ethnicity to post-colonial historical developments, education and health issues.