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



Centre for Migration Studies Contributes to Migration Policy Development
The Centre for Migration Studies has been facilitating the formulation of national policies on migration in Ghana and other countries. For instance, CMS recently facilitated the development of the National Migration Policy of Ghana, National Labour...
Centre for Migration Studies wins EU Horizon 2020 grant
Prof. Joseph Teye (left) and Dr. Leander Kandilige (right)The University of Ghana led by Dr. Leander Kandilige and Prof. Joseph Teye of the Centre for Migration Studies (CMS), University of Ghana and its consortium of eight partners have won an EU...
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Centre For Migration Studies Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
The Centre for Migration Studies, as part of its 10th Anniversary Celebrations has organised a two-day International Conference on the theme, “Migration, Security and Development”.Welcoming participants and guests, the Director, Centre...