Programme Structure

The MA in Advanced Migration Studies is organised and administered by Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) in association with the Saxo Institute, and is unique in drawing on a very comprehensive research environment of more than 50 scholars affiliated with AMIS, covering a wide range of academic disciplines.

The table below illustrates how the subject elements are distributed across the semesters. 

Year 1 Semester 1 Semester 2

International migration (15 ECTS)

Key Concepts and Analytical Approaches in Migration Studies

(15 ECTS)

Researching migration - methodological approaches (15 ECTS)   

Migration and Societies – Practices and Arenas

(15 ECTS)

Year 2

Semester 3 Semester 4

Choose 30 ECTS among the following: 

  • Extended Academic Internship (30 ECTS) or: 
  • Academic internship (15 ECTS)  
  • Free topic 1 (15 ECTS) 
  • Free Topic 2 (15 ECTS)

Master's Thesis (30 ECTS)