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Indications of contents


Academy for Migration Studies in Denmark "AMID"


Director Dr. Phil Professor Ulf Hedegaard / Ms. Julie Larsen

Location: City/Country

Aalborg University, Aalborg.

Main theme

Transition of young people with an ethnic minority or immigrant background

Keywords area of work

(10 max)

Research on any aspect of Migration - Universities, Research institutions, Ministries and communes.

Brief description of institution (250 words max)

The primary objectives of the Academy for Migration Studies in Denmark (AMID) are to push research on migratory issues forward in order to better understand and cope with social, cultural and political problems of integration, exclusion and co-citizenship, and to provide an informed knowledge base for political decisions, public debates and popular perceptions on migrants and immigration. Furthermore, the Consortium aims to create a high quality research training in migration issues. Finally, another objective of the Academy is to build a center of international quality which interacts with other individuals and institutes in Denmark and with centers of excellence internationally.

Running projects

Ph.D-courses, seminars and Internation conferences as well as a variety of Research Projects

Relevant Publications

A huge number of disseminations and Publications can be found at Http://amid.dk


Last Updated ( Friday, 03 July 2009 )

Project supported by funding under the European Union's Sixth Research Framework Programme - Coordinated by IRIS e.V.

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