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  • The Master MIM launches the Call for Visiting Scholars 2018-2019

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following areas of expertise: Government and social movements/Turkey

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  • Graduation of the MIM Class 2016-2018

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    The students of the 2nd Intake of the EMJMD “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (Master MIM) celebrated their graduation on the 6th of July 2018. At the end of one week of theses’ defenses held at UAB, in Barcelona, and UPVM, in Montpellier, students and members of MIM’s Coordination gathered at the Site Saint Charles, in Montpellier, to

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  • What do students have to say?

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    The survey results for the Barcelona and Venice modules (MIM edition 2017-19) are available The MIM students’ feedback is systematically requested on all dimensions of the course. The survey at the end of each module is particularly important, to assess three areas: 1) module structure and content; 2) learning environment; 3) communication, organisation and support. For the third edition (2017-19),

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  • The call for the academic year 2018-2019 is now open!

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    The Master MIM launches the call for the academic year 2018-2019. The application term is now open until 30 April 2018. Please consult changes and details on the Admission and Selection requirements. Also, For further information please go to www.unive.it/degree/lm8.

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  • The MIM Class 2017-19 starts the 2nd module in Venice

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    The Venice module of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM) started on 11 January 2018 with an inaugural lecture in Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.  The guest speaker was the professor Olivier Roy, from the European University Institute, who gave the conference on “”What is the room for religion in

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  • Volunteering experience at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona

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    The MIM student Mayssa Allani, Class 2017-2019, has recently volunteered to the Towards Zero Waste initiative during the 7th edition of Smart City Expo World Congress (SCEWC) held in Barcelona from 13 to 15 November 2017. Towards Zero Waste is an initiative launched at Smart City Expo World Congress in 2015 and it aims at reducing waste and increasing the efficient use

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  • MIM Student takes part in ‘Host-Spot’ conference on migration in Egypt

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    From 28th October to 2nd November the MIM student Lena Richter (Class 2017/19) has participated in the international ‘Host-Spot’- conference on Conflicts and Peace, Human Rights, Intercultural Dialogue and Migration and Integration in Alexandria, Egypt. She was one of 22 participants that came from nine different European and Middle-Eastern countries. The nine NGOs that took part in the conference pursue

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  • New Call for Visiting Scholars launched by the Master MIM 2017-2018

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: Contemporary Lebanon and

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  • The 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit selects a MIM Student as a young leader

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    The MIM student Esmat Elsayed (Class 2016/18) has recently participated in the 4th Africa-Europe Youth Summit, which was held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on 9-11 October2017. She was one of the 120 people selected among 7000 applicants to participate in a two-days workshop to analyze youth challenges. From a set of six main clusters (education and skills; business and entrepreneurship; governance,

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  • Red Cross actions with refugees focus the debate in the inauguration of the 2017-2019 edition of the Master MIM

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    The Master Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration (MIM) has officially started on 2 October 2017. This is its 3rd intake as an Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD). The opening session was at the Faculty of Communication Sciences – Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), and was chaired by the Dean of the Faculty, Dr. Maria José Recoder. She

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  • The MIM Class 2016-18 starts the 2nd academic year in Montpellier

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    After dividing into three different destinations for their stays of complementary training (Meknes – Morocco, Sousse – Tunisia or Strasbourg – France), the MIM students of the 2nd Intake have met again at the Université Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 (UPVM), in Montpellier. On Monday 18 September 2017 they started the second academic year of the EMJMD Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment

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  • Graduation of the MIM Class 2015-2017

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    On the 7th of July 2017, the students of the 1st intake of the EMJMD “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM), celebrated their graduation at the UPVM Campus, in Montpellier. At the end of one week of theses’ defences held in Barcelona and Montpellier, students and members of MIM’s staff gathered to celebrate this achievement. We are very

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  • The Master MIM launches new Calls for Visiting Scholar

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    Over the years, many MIM core teaching and training activities (seminars, classes…) have been entrusted to a number of external teachers/lecturers/trainers. The new two-year MIM course intends to maintain and reinforce this successful collaboration pattern, and the MIM Consortium is now seeking the collaboration of high-profile, external scholars. Applications are welcomed for the following area of expertise: EU Immigration and

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  • Selection results Master MIM – EMJMD 3rd Intake (2017/2019)

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    On 3rd March 2017, at the closing of the call, the Master MIM received a total of 173 applications for the course 2017-19, of which 113 were eligible. This was a very good result, enabling the Consortium to select excellent students. Here below are the two lists of students selected for an EMJMD Scholarship, divided between Programme and Partner country students. You

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  • EU launches an Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs

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    Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is an exchange programme for entrepreneurs, financed by the European Union. It offers you the opportunity to work alongside an experienced entrepreneur in another European Union country and strengthen the skills you need to develop your business. Your stay abroad can last between one and six months. For more information, you can consult the Flyer and

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  • Master MIM publishes findings of user needs analysis

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    In December 2016 – January 2017 the MIM staff performed a user needs analysis and a number of statistical exercises using a combination of desk research, surveys, interviews and expert opinions. The main findings have been summarised in a Fact Sheet, which can be consulted here. More details will be released towards the end of 2017.

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  • A MIM student participates in the ‘Young Mediterranean Voices’ in Brussels

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    On 23rd-24th March one of MIM students, Esmat Elsayed (class 2016-2018), was at the European External Action Service (EEAS) Headquarters in Brussels, attending the Young Mediterranean Voices + Programme. During the “Dialogue Meeting” organised jointly by the Anna Lindh Foundation and the European Youth Forum, she had the opportunity to exchange views with the EU´s High Representative VP for Foreign

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  • The MIM Class 2016-18 starts the 2nd module in Venice

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    The Venice module of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree “Crossing the Mediterranean: towards Investment and Integration” (MIM) started off on Monday 9 January 2016 with an inaugural lecture in Aula Baratto, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. The guest speaker was the professor Valérie Amiraux, from the Université de Montréal. The Pre-Enrolment for the 3rd Intake (2017-2019) is open until

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  • Master MIM students publish an article in newspapers of Montpellier

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    The newspapers Midi Libre and Direct Matin, edition Montpellier, have recently published an article written by Giulia Sostero and Claudio Catalano, students of the Master MIM, class 2015-2017. The students had the opportunity to interview Marie Laure Basilien-Gainche, Professor of Public Law at the University Jean-Moulin Lyon 3, before her conference held in Montpellier in the end of November. You

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  • New Erasmus+ Scholarships available for the intake 2017-2019. Apply now!

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    For the MIM edition 2017-2019, the Erasmus + programme of the European Union offers 13 full Scholarships: 11 are earmarked for non-EU students, another two are available for students from EU countries. The Erasmus+ Scholarships cover all the Master’s fees and contribute to the installation, travel and subsistence expenses of the students. The MIM Consortium may also provide support to

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