Introduction to the course
14 November 2022: the course opens with a self-study component
28 – 29 November 2022: 2-day on-site workshop sessions with the expert, Artur Gruszczak (9 h)
Location: Blended formula (a self-study component followed by on-site workshop sessions at the College of Europe, Natolin, Warsaw)
Number of hours for the ETGN Certificate: 18
Training delivered by: Artur Gruszczak (co-author of the self-study component and the expert at the on-site sessions) & Sarah Wolff (co-author of the self-study component)
Integrated border management, migration policies and cross-border cooperation
The course entitled Integrated border management, migration policies and cross-border cooperation expounds the EU’s migration policy, explains the legal bases for the EU institutions and agencies relevant in migration and border management fields, as well as Member States’ strategies and policies of migration and border security. It also presents a valuable insight into the role of humanitarian regimes in Europe and beyond in protecting refugees and helping forcefully displaced non-EU citizens, including matters of integration and securitization.
The course explores the following main topics:
• Borders and their historical, political, geographical and sociological dimensions.
• Migration: key concepts, reasons and humanitarian aspects.
• The EU: policy on migration, citizenship, Schengen, the Schengen acquis.
• Border management agencies: Frontex, PCCCs, operations.
• Asylum: the EEA, The Geneva convention and its consequences.
After completing this course, you will:
• gain advanced knowledge regarding actors, institutions, structures and normative systems shaping the EU’s integrated border management, migration policies and cross-border cooperation;
• understand better complex mobility issues emerging and existing at sub-state, state, regional and global levels;
• have a practical ability to diagnose and predict events and processes taking place in the EU’s migration and border policies’;
• gain problem-solving skills concerning migration, mobility and borders in the EU;
• obtain competences to take part in projects concerning the norms, mechanisms, and practical solutions applied to the management of the EU’s border and migration policies.