Spain and morocco at the crossroads of human migrationA BROADER AND REALISTIC PERSPECTIVE
Why take this Course?
Education with CELEI is more than just listening to a lecture or a panel of experts. Studying with us is a deep immersion into a community of professionals who are seriously committed to playing their role in making this world a better place for the people living in it.
Through meaningful life experiences, Celei creates the environment necessary to reconsider our cultural beliefs and to develop community bonds and critical thinking.
By the end of this online course students will not only have had the opportunity to listen to the voices of migrants and migration specialists from Red Cross to Mains Solidaires, students will have developed a broader perspective of this world wide crisis.
This Immigration program is designed to provide first hand academic and experiential knowledge about Immigration
in contemporary Spain addressing the social changes the country has undergone, growing in diversity, and the reality of hundreds of migrants that try to reach European soil.
Lecturers and field experiences are drawn from the University of Granada, Government agencies, local NGOs, and experts of the community in Spain, as well as in Morocco.
The seminar has an interdisciplinary and critical focus covering 80 academic hours.
To acquire an understanding of the similarity and variety of ways in which culture shapes us all.
To gain insight into one’s own cultural shaping and thereby better understand others.
To explore cross-cultural similarities and differences across focus countries.
To confront students with issues of integration, inclusion and exclusion of immigrants.
To analyze migration from different perspectives: humanitarian, economic, political and through the implication of civil society.
Duration: 8 weeks.
Time commitment: 8-10h a week.
Next editions of this course: January 4th (3 weeks intensive for Lesley University). 1st March (8 weeks).
Course: Spain, Crossroads in Human
Language: English. Translation from
Spanish / French when needed.
Tatchiwo Yves Césaire
Dr. Amy Gooden.
Professor at Harvard and Lesley Universities.
Director of the Lesley English Beyond Borders Institute.
Director of Celei.
The Experiential Learning Approach: Build knowledge, awareness and attitude through experiences and hands-on activities.
An Intercultural Dimension: Offer strategies to improve the understanding and acceptance of diversity.
Interdisciplinary Team: Integrate, under the regenerative culture banner, a variety of professionals, knowledge and perspectives.
Service and Community Learning: Reinforce the motivation to give back, learn, trust and collaborate as part of a local community.
Critical Thinking: Offer experiences and reflections to provide participants with tools to consider reality through the principles of honesty.
Video presentation of each unit
Online live masterclass
Class wide discussion forums
Global conversation sessions
Chat with locals
Week 1. Orientation and Introduction to the Course.
Week 2. Foundations of Intercultural learning.
Week 3. Overview of the current debates in the study of international migration.
Week 4. International migrations: past and present.
Week 5. Spain and immigration: causes, consequences and challenges. Immigration plans in Andalusia: employment, housing, health and education.
Week 6. Cultural, socio-economic and legal diversity in the migratory context of Spain I.
Week 7. Cultural, socio-economic and legal diversity in the migratory context of Spain II.
Week 8. Migrations, Policy and Society in Spain and in the European Union: Membership, belonging and citizenship.
Program price and
It will be paid online using a secure payment gateway from our partner Itinerarius. Admissions will start on August and deadline for deposit is Nov 15th ($300). Full payment by Dec 15th ($1.200).
Next editions of this course: January 4th (3 weeks intensive for Lesley University). 1st March (8 weeks)
Students enrolling in this virtual course will recieve a 300$ discount on any of our on-site programs.
Admissions will start on August and
deadline for deposit is Nov 15th.Full
payment by Dec 15th.
This program participates of a regenerative spirit and reinvests profits in the participating communities. We want to contribute to the education of the migrant population living in Morocco. By signing up for this program you would be contributing to the implementation of professional development workshops, co-designed by CELEI-University of Granada-University of Tetuan, for migrants living in Morocco.