Factsheet

Factsheet
double degree

Université de Liège: Master in Sociology, Focus in Migration and Ethnic Studies

The MA in Sociology, Focus in Migration and Ethnic Studies at the University of Liège, Belgium, is a two-years master programme entirely taught in English. The aim of this master is to provide students with a critical view of society and a focus on phenomena linked to migration. In this regard, the master offers an innovative multidisciplinary approach taking into account political, sociological, legal and economic aspects of migration. Moreover, students will benefit from courses that impart theoretical, practical and methodological skills in social sciences and more specifically related to migratory processes.

Specialization

The unique feature of this MA programme is the multidisciplinary approach promoted by academic experts. Students will be trained in the study of the political, sociological and economic aspects of migration. Each of these aspects will be taught by experts and reputable professionals in these fields. More information about the MA programme can be found here: https://www.fass.uliege.be/cms/c_7789490/fr/fass-master-in-sociology-focus-in-migration-and-ethnic-studies

Tentative course program for the semesters 3 and 4

Incoming EuMIGS students will have to choose courses with a combined total of 60 ECTS, for example:

  • Geopolitics of the Western Mediterranean (6 ECTS)
  • Arts, Ethnicity and Migration (6 ECTS)
  • Citizenship and Political Participation of Minorities (6 ECTS)
  • Sociology of Racism (6 ECTS)
  • Migration and Integration Practice and Policies (6 ECTS)
  • Master thesis (30 ECTS)

The following table shows the scale for final grades from the Université of Liège:

Grades Belgian grade description English grade description
18 and more Excellent excellent
16 <18 Très bon very good
14 < 16 Bon good
12 < 14 Satisfaisant good
10 <12 Réussite satisfactory
8 < 10 Insuffisance sufficient
<8 Insuffisance grave fail

Fees and similar

No tuition fees are charged for incoming EuMIGS double degree students, whether EU or non-EU students.

Language requirements

The language of instruction is English. We recommend B1 level.

Specific documents

  • A proof of language level
  • Transcripts of records detailing previous university studies

Practical information

For information about housing, insurance, visa/ residence permit, please see www.enseignement.uliege.be/en/erasmus-in

Nomination and application procedure for pre-selected incoming candidates

  • Nomination deadline

For nomination of students, please send an e-mail to Stéphanie Pironnet This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  • Application deadline
    • 1st semester (September-January) or full academic year (September-June): from March 1 to May 31
    • 2nd semester (February-June): from October 1 to November 15

Admission documents will be sent out in late May/ early June for the 1st semester and full academic year, and in November for the 2nd semester.

Contact person and further information

EuMIGS academic coordinators:

Université de Liège: Master in Sociology, Focus in Migration and Ethnic Studies

Marco Martiniello

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EuMIGS administrative contact:

Université de Liège: Master in Sociology, Focus in Migration and Ethnic Studies

Yowali Kabamba

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