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Ethnic and Migration Studies

Linköping University

24 months
15790 EUR/year
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This unique master’s programme in Ethnic and Migration Studies from Linköping University relates ethnicity and migration to global economic and cultural change, and to systems of domination and resistance movements.


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 Ethnic and Migration Studies programme from Linköping University 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.

Future opportunities

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.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Historical perspectives on ethnicity and migration
  • The World System in the Post-colonial Era
  • Class, Labour Migration and Globalization
  • Critical Methodologies in Ethnic and Migration Studies
  • Intersectional Migration Studies: Bodies, Genders, Sexualities
  • Race, Ethnicity and Migration in Culture and the Arts

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen within the humanities, fine arts, cultural studies, social sciences, behavioural sciences, health sciences or natural sciences or equivalent qualifications is required.
  • English corresponding to the level of English in Swedish upper secondary education (English 6/B). Exemption from Swedish 3.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15790 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15790 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • SEK 160000 

Living costs for Linköping

7140 - 11270 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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