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Migration Studies, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #143 (WUR) Barcelona, Spain
The Master in Migration Studies at Pompeu Fabra University ultimate goal is to train researchers in the field of immigration and diversity in keeping with its guiding principles: academic rationale, scientific rigour and practical application.
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The Master in Migration Studies at Pompeu Fabra University is aimed at people interested in migration and diversity management who are seeking quality university training that combines a solid foundation of theoretical and applied knowledge with a series of useful tools for specializing in the areas of academic research, case studies and comparative studies, including quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques.

Careers prospects

  • Academic researcher in the fields of immigration and diversity.
  • Specialist on migration and diversity for foundations, consulting firms and research institutions.
  • Specialist on immigration management (all levels of government).
  • Immigration programme director for non-profit social organizations.
  • Expert on immigration for political, economic and cultural institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theories of International Mobility and the incorporation of immigrants
  • Immigration Law in Europe
  • Analysis of quantitative research: statistic

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:


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General Requirements

  • Official undergraduate degree/diploma.
  • Academic transcript of the accredited official training with the average grade at the university of origin.
  • Curriculum Vitae in Spanish, English or Catalan. 
  • A letter of motivation in Spanish, English or Catalan, stating the candidate's interest in following the master's programme (400 to 600 words). 
  • Two academic letters of recommendation. 
  • Proof of English language (level B2)
  • Identity Card or Passport.
  • Tuition Fee

    • International

      5750 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 5750 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
    • EU/EEA

      3302 EUR/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 3302 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
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    Living costs for Barcelona

    • 770 - 1360 EUR/month
      Living Costs

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