Course Description: The course aims to increase the knowledge of the students on the current and expected trends as well as international standards and regulations on migration management and migration policies. After the successful completion of the course, the students:
have acquired knowledge and be able to analyze the different forms, benefits
and costs of migration
have acquired critical understanding of the drivers and main currents of
have acquired knowledge on the international instruments for the regulation and
management of the migration
be able to analyze policies put in place by countries of origin and destination
countries to deal with the identified issues.
Lecturing - the instructor presents the topic by use of previously given reading materials. During the lecture the instructor will interact with the students through asking the questions. The lecture is accompanied by Power Point presentation, video materials or other.
Discussions - the in-class discussions are promoted after the lecturing sessions. Discussions are held by using the mixed method of free and moderated discussions.
Individual work - the instructor tasks the students to prepare short reports on particular topics, cases, their observations for the following class.
Main topics to be covered
·Motivations for migration
·Types of the migration: Temporary and permanent migration; Regular and irregular migration
·Specifics and main destinations for Armenian migrants
·Migration management and policies
Topic 4. Migration policy from Receiving Country perspective
·Policy on highly skilled workers
·Policy on seasonal workers
·Policy on integration of non-nationals
·Policy on family reunification
Topic 5. Migration Policy from Sending Country (Country of origin) perspective
·Policy on emigration
·Policy on return and reintegration
·Households and Remittances
Topic 6. Policy on refugees and asylum seekers
Topic 7. The role of the Diaspora in the Migration Policies
Topic 9. Bilateral and Multilateral Agreement
Agreement with the EU, Russia
Simplified scheme for
Armenian migrants in Poland
- Teacher: Ashot Aleksanyan