NGEK11006U International Migration - Flows, Networks and Diasporas

Volume 2013/2014
MSc Programme in Geography and Geoinformatics
The exact content of the course may be influenced by students’ particular interest. The original setting of the course is to focus on one theme each week divided into two parts; first, conceptual presentations and discussions and second, critical readings of particular analyses/case studies. 
Learning Outcome

Transnationalism, diaspora, remittances, brain drain, mobility/immobility, and migration and development.


review and discuss relevant academic texts

present and communicate texts and thematic overviews orally and in writing

critically assess the applications of theories and methods in case study analyses


Analyse, assess and apply results, methods, theory and data in connection with international migration
Please see Absalon course page
BSc in Geography and Geoinformatics or equivalent
The form of teaching and work will be class teaching with active participation of students by means of student presentations and group-work.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Preparation
  • 171
  • Theory exercises
  • 35
  • Total
  • 206
7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Written assignment
The exam is a 30-hours-take-home-assignment
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
No external censorship
Several internal examiners
Criteria for exam assesment
Please see learning outcome