Institute for Migration Studies (IMS)

Get Involved

The Institute for Migration Studies (IMS) at LAU provides a number of opportunities for graduate students, researchers, activists, policy analysts, humanitarian staff and scholars interested in the study of the various impacts of Migration and Displacement on Lebanon and the MENA Region. The IMS is additionally open to new proposals for partnerships and collaborations from academic institutes, research centers, think tanks, NGOs, Embassies and UN agencies with similar scopes and interests.

Join the IMS as an Intern

If you are interested in joining the IMS as an intern, please submit a CV and one-page Cover Letter to and Cc the Center’s Internship Coordinator at

Join the IMS as a Research Affiliate or Visiting Fellow

If you are interested in joining the IMS as a Research Affiliate (1-2 years) or a Visiting Fellow (6 months-1 year), please submit a Cover Letter outlining your intended research focus, a writing sample, and a CV to

Partner with the IMS

If you are an entity interested in partnering with the IMS on a:

Please submit a one-page pitch to to request a meeting.