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Courses: RSC International Summer School in Forced Migration, 7-25 July 2014, Oxford

Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford

INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL IN FORCED MIGRATION

Dates: 7-25 July 2014
Location: Oxford Department of International Development and Wadham College, Oxford
Website: http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/study/international-summer-school

ABOUT THE SUMMER SCHOOL

The RSC’s International Summer School in Forced Migration fosters dialogue between academics, practitioners and policymakers working to improve the situation of refugees and forced migrants.

The Summer School offers an intensive, interdisciplinary and participative approach to the study of forced migration. It aims to enable people working with refugees and other forced migrants to reflect critically on the forces and institutions that dominate the world of the displaced.

Now in its 25th year, the three-week course combines the very best of Oxford University’s academic excellence with a stimulating and participatory method of critical learning and reflection.

The Summer School is intended for: mid-career and senior policymakers and practitioners involved with humanitarian assistance and policy making for forced migrants; researchers specialising in the study of forced migration.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants should have: substantial experience in working with, or on issues related to, refugees or other forced migrants; a first degree as a minimum; proficiency in the English language. As a guide, foreign-language English speakers should be able to obtain a score of 7.00 in ELTS/IELTS or 570 in TOEFL.

HOW TO APPLY

Fee: £3,220. This includes 19 nights’ bed-and-breakfast accommodation; all tuition; all course materials, including reading materials; and a range of social activities. Lunches, evening and weekend meals are not included in the course fee.
Deadline for applications: 1 May 2014

For further information and to apply via the online form, please visit: http://www.rsc.ox.ac.uk/study/international-summer-school