Content, progress and pedagogy of the
The objective of the module is to provide students with
knowledge of the various aspects of analysing forced migration,
including refugee issues and knowledge of theoretical and
methodological tools. Furthermore, the module will provide students
with competences to analyse, interpret and contextualise broader
discussions within forced migration from an interdisciplinary and
comparative perspective. The students’ ability to reflect upon
methodology and progress in their problem based learning process
will be included in the assessment.
The module includes themes within:
- Topics dealing with the various aspects of the analysis of
refugees and migrants from historical, developmental and political
- Interdisciplinary discussions of refugees and migrants and the
causes of forced migration.
- possess knowledge of the theoretical and methodological tools
within the field of forced migration from a historical,
developmental and political perspective and can reflect on these on
a scientific basis
- have in-depth knowledge of the reasons and causes of forced
- can apply their knowledge within the module’s subject areas to
select theories that serve the analytical purpose and at the same
time remain critical to these theories
- can analyse, interpret and contextualise forced migration from
an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective.
- can reflect and argue on the basis of scientific knowledge
- can analyse forced migration from different perspectives and
thereby qualify themselves to work with refugees and migrants in
Type of instruction
The module consists of lectures and seminars, possibly with
exercises and student contributions.
The module shares exams withGRS010