|First semester||Second semester|
The first year consists of eight courses with three parallel courses in each of two semesters. There are three types of courses:
- General courses on theory and research in migration, ethnic relations and multiculturalism
- Courses focusing on research methods and statistics
- Research practicums
Each semester ends with a research practicum of four weeks that focuses on the integration of the three previous courses of the respective semester.
The second year includes:
- One general course on theory and research
- One research practicum
- An elective
- Two research seminars devoted to the writing of the Master’s thesis
- Master's thesis
In the elective, you can select a course from another Master’s programme, follow a relevant Summer School programme, undertake an internship within a team of researchers in a research institute, or acquire work experience in a professional context relevant to MERM students.