UfM supports the launch of a Euro-Mediterranean Research Network on Migration

July 4, 2018
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The Euro-Mediterranean Research Network on Migration “EuroMedMig-ReNet” was launched during the 15th IMISCOE (International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion in Europe) Annual Conference 2018, held under the title “Europe, migrations and the Mediterranean: human motilities and intercultural challenges”, on 2-4 July, in Barcelona.

It will be an independent interdisciplinary network of research institutions from both shores of the Mediterranean fostering research exchanges and knowledge building on key issues related to migration and diversity in the region. It will be coordinated by the Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration of the Barcelona-based University Pompeu Fabra (GRITIM-UPF), with the support of IMISCOE and the Secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM).

The network is conceived as a platform to facilitate working together between research institutions of the South and the North. It seeks to contribute to the analysis of the root causes of migration and their interdependences, diversity management and intercultural relations, as well as to the development of migration studies and Mediterranean studies.


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The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM)

Countries covered:

  • Egypt
  • Israel
  • Lebanon
  • Morocco
  • Palestine *
  • Tunisia