Global Migration

7.5 credits

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International migration is a central aspect of globalization in the contemporary world and it is recasting states and societies in a range of distinctive and important ways. The nature, extent and different dimensions of international population movements and their consequences in an increasingly multicultural world are discussed in the course. The efforts to control and regulate immigration fostered by labour market demands, flights from unsafe regions and dreams of a better life, are analyzed, as well as questions about how the exclusion/inclusion of “aliens” are connected to citizenship and other rights.

Central phenomena to be studied are citizenship, multiculturalism, incorporation and gender and ethnic relations.


Roughly 15 minutes with a bike from the city centre, you will find Linnaeus University’s campus. It is like a small society with the university, student accommodation, and student life. Here you become part of a creative knowledge environment.

What will you come across on an excursion in Växjö – the city of contrasts? You will find good restaurants, a celebrated hockey team, and cozy cafés where you can enjoy a latte with lingonberry flavour. In Växjö, beautiful nature is always just around the corner; the city is surrounded by lakes and forests. Students like the combination of the city centre and the active student life on campus. Your dream of the future starts here!

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