Mar 7 2022

IZO Third-Party Funded Project

QuaMaFA Summer School Open for Applications

The IZO joint project QuaMaFA (Qualification and Skill in the Migration Process of Foreign Workers in Asia) hosts a graduate student summer school on “Innovative Research Designs and Methods in Asian Migration Research” from 18 to 19 July 2022 at Goethe University Frankfurt. This summer school targets early PhD students and late MA students (who can demonstrate their plan of pursuing a PhD), who examine methodological issues related to migration, mobility and ethnic diversity in Asia. This summer school aims to bring together these challenges and offers a platform to jointly discuss new opportunities and constraints that arise in a rapidly digitalizing, pandemic-struck world.

The deadline for abstract (250–300 words) and short-bio (100–150 words) is 15 April 2022 (via email to Once your abstract is accepted, please submit a short paper (1500–3000 words) describing your methodological concerns or fieldwork challenges by 15 June 2022. The summer school will be held in person, but depending on the situations of travel restrictions, it may be switched to online. Costs for transportation and accommodation during the event are fully covered by the organizer of the summer school .

For further information, check out our website (