Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP)


The Migration Management Diploma Programme (MMDP) is a three-month course designed for practitioners and civil servants working in the field of migration and/or asylum run by UNU-MERIT/School of Governance. The programme aims to build capacity of those working in the field of migration but is also available to those who would like to upgrade their knowledge in the field. The programme includes three courses:

  1. Introduction to migration trends, policies and legal frameworks
  2. Migration and development
  3. Migration policy design​

Classes within MMDP are provided by world renowned scholars and practitioners on a range of issues relating to migration. Moreover the MMDP aims to provide a platform for networking through field trips across Europe including a tour of Dutch Ministries in The Hague, EU institutions in Brussels, the UN and other intergovernmental agencies in Geneva, and Schiphol airport.

MMDP is sponsored by the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice. MMDP scholarships are only offered to government officials from low, lower-middle and upper-middle income countries working in the field of migration and/or asylum. The programme is also open to practitioners and students interested in migration issues that do not qualify for scholarships on a self-paid basis.

As of 18 December 2018, the admissions system for the 2019 intake of the Migration Management Diploma Programme has been temporarily suspended. The 2019 MMDP will be delayed and will not be offered during the normal education period (April-June) but will likely start in September 2019. The admissions system will be made available again once the definitive education dates for 2019 are known. Apologies for any inconvenience caused, and should you have any questions, please contact the programme coordinator Michaella Vanore at michaella.vanore@maastrichtuniversity.nl.

For any queries please email us:mmdp@maastrichtuniversity.nl


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