Migration and Identity

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Migration and Identity

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Political Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    A lower-level Political Science, Sociology or Anthropology course

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The course provides an in-depth look at migration and anti-immigration in Europe. It provides students with a survey of different theoretical approaches used to theorise migration within and across Europe, examining the roots and socio-political impact of antiimmigration feelings, discourses and policies in different countries within the EU. Debates and critical analysis of migration policies and practices dealing with ethnic minorities, racism, xenophobia, human rights, deportation, border control and immigration make the bulk of the course. these are going to be addressed considering the difficulties posed by the recent migration and refugee crises and the systematic challenges of implementing a common European policy on migration.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

Some courses may require additional fees.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations


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