|Faculty:||Department of Equity Studies
|Field of Study:||International/Global Studies
|Description:||The certificate in Refugee and Migration Studies is a general, interdisciplinary certificate, addressing issues concerning ethnic communities, gender, racism, migration, policy, cultural identity and international relations, augmenting your work in the field or professional life. Participation in the Centre for Refugee Studies Seminar Series is required. See schedule at the CRS website: http://www.yorku.ca/crs/ Please contact the Centre for Refugee Studies, suite 317, York Lanes for further information regarding the participation component.
You'll explore issues around refugees and their status in Canada through topical courses in Canadian Studies, History, Sociology, Social Sciences and Political Science. This certificate will provide you with a thorough examination of definitions, refugee rights and ethical norms, as well as Canadian policy and the treatment of refugees in specific regions of the world including Africa, Asia, Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.
Ideal for individuals wishing to sharpen their analysis and understanding of contemporary global refugee issues.