Forced Migration and Refugees: Theoretical and Applied Perspectives of Social Sciences

Universidade Aberta
It is currently estimated that there are more than 65 million forced migrants, of whom more than 21 million are refugees. In 2015, around one million refugees headed for Europe - a situation that became known as the biggest humanitarian crisis after World War II.

The mastery of these subjects will allow a more reflective knowledge and a more informed action on the situation of forced migrations and refugees in the world. At the same time, some issues will be debated that cross the complex and paradoxical reality of forced migration and refugees - seeking to deconstruct stereotyped representations.

With this MOOC participants will acquire theoretical skills but also to discuss contemporary politics, meanings, values, conduct and practices through the Social Sciences approach.

The course is aimed at all those who, for professional or academic reasons, wish to know more about the subject and, in particular, to deepen the contribution that different areas of ​​the social sciences can give: Law and International Relations, Psychology, Social Service, Sociology, Intercultural Relations).

Language: Portuguese


Duration: 0 weeks

Hours of study: 26 hours

EQF-Level: EQF level 3



Delivery mode: Learn anywhere online



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