AIM Overseas Border Crossings: European Responses to Current Immigration Issues
The AIM Overseas Border Crossings: European Responses to Current Immigration Issues program offers students an overview of the institutional and non-institutional European responses to the current influx of migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
Be part of engaging discussions on the subject of borders and culture crossings, "harsh demographics - harsher politics", European nationalism and urban security. This course will also provide a comparative view of border control in the global scale.
Site visits to the Portuguese Military as well as non-governmental organisations which provide humanitarian aid to refugees and other immigrants are also highlights of this course, along with trips to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Evora and Sintra.
Fields of study
- International Relations
7.5 ECTS = 2 UQ Units. Maximum of 2 UQ Units upon successful completion of 7.5 ECTS (pending UQ faculty approval).
Eligibility and application
All applicants must meet the standard UQ Abroad Student Eligibility Criteria and any additional eligibility criteria set by AIM overseas.
The program fee is approximately $4,590 AUD. More information regarding program fees can be found on the AIM Overseas website.
Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.
Accommodation is included in the program cost. For more information regarding accommodation, please see the AIM Overseas website.
UQ Abroad: 30 April 2017
Host: 31 March 2017
Start: 01 July 2017
End: 22 July 2017
*Students are encouraged to apply before the host deadline
Mode: Study abroad
Location: Lisbon, Portugal
Credit: For-credit or not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate and postgraduate*
*Postgraduates can attend the program as not-for-credit only