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The Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP) is a capacity-building programme offered by UNU-MERIT| Maastricht University since 2013. This programme is specifically designed for migration government professionals, providing a focus on theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills such as articulation and presenting; how to write briefs, policy notes and memoranda; how to formulate evidence-based policy; and how to work in a group and deal with conflicting interests. Throughout the programme, participants will benefit from the helpful input of the core teaching team of UNU-MERIT, visiting migration experts in the field, and guest lecturers from well-known international organisations in different country contexts.
The call for scholarships to participate in the Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP) 2023 cohort is now open. Applications from professionals and civil servants who are working in the area of migration management are now being accepted, and the application deadline is 28th October 2022 at 23:59 hrs CET. The candidate selection will be finalised and successful applicants for the MMDP will be notified by mid-November 2022. The MMDP 2023 cohort will run from 3 April 2023 until 23 June 2023 and will take place in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
To apply to the MMDP, the applications need to be submitted via our online platform here.
The MMDP is a capacity building programme funded by the European Union (EU) through the Migration Partnership Facility (MPF) of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD). The programme is addressed to civil servants and policy practitioners who are working in migration management in the countries of the EU Neighbourhood, Eastern Partnership, Africa, Western Balkans and South Asia.
The Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP) assures high-quality specialised knowledge and enhances the capacities of government officials in the field through the programme methodology and the three tailored courses:
The MMDP runs on a full-time basis from 3 April until 23 June 2023 (3 months) in Maastricht, the Netherlands, with an estimated 40 learning hours per week. The course uses a range of teaching and evaluation methods including lectures and virtual interactive sessions with participants.