Welcome to the Centre for Migration Studies

You are welcome to the web page of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS). It was established in November 2006 and officially launched at the University of Ghana in November, 2007. It is located within the premises of the International House at the University of Ghana.

Its mandate is to undertake research, teaching, training, capacity building, policy assessment, development and dissemination in the area of migration research. It is the only centre in the West African sub-region offering MA/MPhil and PhD programmes in migration studies. It has admitted students from other African countries over the years- Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Kenya. Read more



Presentation by Director of CMS at UGBS
The University of Ghana Business School in Collaboration with Rutgers, Joseph C. Cornwell Centre for Metropolitan Studies organized a forum on “ Expanding Youth Learning and Opportunity Pathways in, and Linked to, West Africa” from the...
3rd School of Social Sciences International Conference
The College of Humanities organized its 3rd School of Social Sciences International Conferences on the 5th and 6th of April, 2017 at the ISSER Conference Centre. The theme for the conference was “Promoting Inclusiveness and Sustainable...
Inaugural Lecture- Steve William Tonah
Prof Steve Tonah is a member of the Inter-faculty working group at the Centre for Migration Studies. He gave his inaugural lecture on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at the Great Hall, University of Ghana. He gave a lecture on the topic: The State, Chiefs...