BROAD-ER International
Summer School

Istanbul, June 3-14, 2024

Koç University (MiReKoc) will host the BROAD-ER International Summer School 2024 —in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam and Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, entitled ‘Urban Migration Governance: Policy, Practice and Research’ between the dates 3-14 June 2024 at Koc University, Istanbul, Rumelifeneri campus.

Application Deadline: April 23, 2024 (early-bird March 22, 2024)


The BROAD-ER Project is an EC-funded Twinning Project that primarily intends to lay the foundations of strategic networking and collaboration in the themes of migration and urban studies.

BROAD-ER aims to build a Research Excellence Network which will foster interdisciplinary research and training at the nexus of migration and urban studies. The collaboration of three universities, Pompeu Fabra University (UPF, Spain), the University of Amsterdam (UvA, the Netherlands,) and Koç University (KU, Türkiye), aims at closing the research gap within the ERA while also increasing Research & Innovation capacities in Türkiye in such pivotal emergent fields.

Summer and Winter Schools

Two international summer schools on thematic aspects of migration and urban studies, and a winter school on methodology will be organized yearly basis.

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Seminar Series

Seminars are planned on a hybrid scale for every semester, with key researchers and experts presenting varying aspects of migration and urban studies.

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Training Activities

For early career researchers, BROAD-ER includes workshops and training on how to access research funding, write scientific publications, and apply for jobs.

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BROAD-ER will organize one Scientific and one International Conference at the project’s final year.

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MiReKoc was founded in Istanbul in 2004 to contribute to developing the field of migration studies in Turkey and beyond.


GRITIM is an Interdisciplinary Research Group on Immigration at the Department of Political and Social Sciences at Universitat Pompeu Fabra.


Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) program focuses on the functioning of contemporary societies and their interrelationships from a historical, comparative and empirical perspective.