Post Graduate Diploma in Forced Migration Course Overview

Today, tens of millions of people live as refugees. Their vulnerable lives represent a real challenge for governments and organizations around the world. Understanding the causes and consequences of human displacement by gaining the academic and practical skills to deal with its challenges is crucial for addressing the causes of displacement and effectively managing responses to provide real support for people living as refugees.

The course provides an opportunity for interested candidates to specialize in refugee and forced migration studies and to be awarded a Post-graduate diploma as a contribution to the improvement of skills and performance of practitioners who manage refugee affairs; as well as to provide any for those who intend to pursue further studies in this field and in the general area of international relations and peace studies.

Course Objectives

  • Comprehensive study of human displacement from a global perspective and region wise
  • Deep understanding of the economic, political, and social factors of refugee crises
  • Interpretation of the role of humanitarian intervention and community building in conflict regions.
  • Gain practical experience in the field of forced migration.
  • To establish and foster symbiotic relationship between theory and practice in forced migration and practical experience in these areas.

Course Content

  • Introduction to the study of Forced Migration
  • International Refugee Law and Policy
  • Humanitarian Assistance and Project Management
  • Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies
  • Theories of international Relations
  • Cooperation and Conflict in International Relations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Domestic Application of Human Rights Law to Refugee Livelihood and Economy
  • Human Rights and Humanitarian Crises
  • International Migration
  • Research Project

Minimum entry requirements

Common regulations governing Post-Graduate Diplomas shall be applicable.

The following shall be eligible for admission.

  1. a) Holders of a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University
  2. b) Holders of an equivalent qualification from any other recognized Institution.

Assignments: candidates shall be expected to submit 10 assignments (Continuous Assessment test) that Account to 70 % of their Work and a Project Paper at the Tail end of the course, which accounts to 30 % of the course Work.

Regions Targeted: Global
Courses Fees €1500
Course duration: 1 year (2 semesters)

To register for the course, contact:

The Director of Admissions
Strategia, Netherlands
The Hague, Netherlands

Tel: +31 616950 384


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