ICRMS Mission

At the International Center for Refugee and Migration Studies (ICRMS), we are committed to generating interdisciplinary, collaborative and policy-relevant research on how human mobility both shape and is shaped by the social, political and economic landscapes in which it takes place at the local, regional and global levels.

ICRMS Objectives

  • To generate interdisciplinary research on migration, refugees, displaced population at national and international levels.
  • To provide a comprehensive perspective on the causes, patterns and socio-economic consequences of population mobility and movements at the local, regional and global levels.
  • To investigate and analyze the social, economic, legal, political, health and psychological dimensions of human mobility.
  • To recommend policy-relevant framework and propose solutions for government and relevant development agencies to take informed decisions regarding the legal and humanitarian instruments that deal with migrants and refugees.

ICRMS Activities

We conduct research: ICRMS is engaged in conducting interdisciplinary research related to the issues, causes and effects of refugees and migrants in collaboration with various academic departments of BUITEMS including but not limited to Sociology, Economics, International Relations and Psychology and others.

We engage in teaching and training: ICRMS conducts seminars, conferences and training workshops to contribute to expand the conceptual and empirical knowledge about refugees and migrants.

We propagate knowledge and information: ICRMS is involved in publication of research, information resources, conference proceedings and reports which are disseminated amongst academicians, policymakers, practitioners and other relevant institutions. Guest speakers are regularly invited to share their ideas about refugees and migrants.