2022 European University Institute Executive Training for Young Professional from the Eastern African Region

Deadline: April 30, 2022.

The European University Institute’s School of Transnational Governance (STG) and Migration Policy Centre (MPC) join hands with the Uganda Council on Foreign Relations (UCFR) for an executive training on the cross-border governance of migration and mobility in Africa. 

The interactive in-person training on the normative, institutional and financial frameworks for effective transnational governance of African migration and mobility takes place at the Fairway Hotel in Kampala (Uganda) on 20, 21, and 22 July 2022. 


By the end of this programme, the participants will learn:

  • How to combine different skills for the regulation of migration and mobility
  • How to understand the dynamics of bilateral, multilateral, and interregional initiatives between different political domains: border management, public security, public health, human rights, justice, humanitarian disasters, cross border trade, education, tourism, development aid
  • How to incorporate insights about dynamics of migration and migration governance into policy design and practice
  • How to develop a comprehensive understanding of the competing objectives, potentials, and limitations of the transnational governance of migration and mobility


  • Representatives of local and national public authorities with an interest in migration and mobility
  • Open to candidates from the Eastern African Region (Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda).
  • Professionals working in international organisations and NGOs in the field of migration and mobility
  • Young researchers on migration, mobility, and transnational governance
  • Consultants working on the management of human mobility
  • Journalists and communication professionals who want to learn more about migration and mobility
  • Individuals aiming to acquire public policy and research skills in the field of migration and mobility


The course registration fee is EUR 800 per participant. The fee covers accommodation, course materials, and meals. The fee does not cover travel costs. Selected applicants are expected to make their own arrangements to organise travel.

Ten scholarships will be funded by the School of Transnational Governance (EUI) on a merit basis. Scholarships will cover the fee (accommodation, course materials, meals) and travel costs. The scholarships will be awarded to outstanding candidates applying from the Eastern African Region (Comoros, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mauritius, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda) according to the following criteria:

  • PhD students or early-career academics, early- or mid-career professionals (e.g. in politics, civil service, media and non-governmental organisations), able to demonstrate both professional experience and potential for future excellence in the policy sphere;
  • Genuinely engaged individuals involved in policy issues related to mobility and migration either through registration on a PhD programme or through demonstration of substantial relevant career experience;
  • Self-motivated, able to present a clear explanation of why and how the applicant will benefit from participation in the training;
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.


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