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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 (part of UNU-MERIT | Maastricht University), 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) Spring 2022 cohort is now open. Applications from professionals and civil servants who are working in the area of migration management are accepted starting October 2021, and the application deadline is 26 November 2021 at 23:59 hrs CET. The candidate selection will be finalised and successful applicants for the MMDP will be notified by mid-December 2021. The MMDP Spring 2022 cohort will run from 4 April until 24 June 2022 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 programme is funded by the European Union (EU) through the Migration Partnership Facility (MPF) of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and is addressed to governmental professionals from countries of the EU Neighbourhood, Eastern Partnership, Africa and Western Balkans who work in the migration field.
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:
Running for three months on a full-time basis, the course uses a range of teaching and evaluation methods including lectures and virtual interactive sessions with participants.
If you have further questions on the application procedure or any other general questions related to the programme, please email: email@example.com