Diploma in intervention with migrants and refugees


Program Description

Basic information

Modality: blended
Duration: 150 hours, from March 25 to July 31 (theoretical content) and from September to October (practical).
Maximum enrollment period: March 25
Price: 1300 euros *.

* This course has a bonus for this first edition of 350 euros. In addition, the student can access financing.

Course objective

This course is mainly aimed at intervention with immigrants and refugees. Its objective is to offer the knowledge and practical elements necessary to support immigrants and refugees in the processes of reception and integration into Spanish society.

Target audiences

The course is aimed at people interested in working in the field of migration and refuge or to start learning about it. It can be attended by people without a higher degree, although preference will be given to those who have some experience in the social field. However, must be in possession of a bachelor's degree or equivalent people who later want the diploma completed computed to access a Master's degree.


This course has an internship program. During the last month, students will be integrated into an NGO or other entity that works with immigrants and / or refugees, being able to put into practice what they have learned under the supervision of qualified and experienced people. Said practices will suppose a minimum of 20 hours of face-to-face attendance in the NGO or entity in which they are integrated, being able to agree the days and hours so that these are compatible with the other activities of the student. The remaining 10 hours will be devoted to the elaboration of a memory of experience.
The coordination of the course will be responsible, whenever possible, for providing the students with the places where they can complete their internships. In cases where this is not possible because the student is located in a place where the organizers of the course do not have resources or because the student has preference for an entity other than the one provided with which there is no agreement, the The student will be able to indicate to the coordination the entity that he has identified or prefers and the coordinator will contact him to agree with this the student's reception in practices.


The course is blended. It consists of 150 hours distributed in four content modules of 30 hours each and 30 hours of practice. The modules will be taught at the rate of one per month. Each module will have a face-to-face part. There will be a total of 4 face-to-face sessions that will take place on Saturdays of the first weekend in which each module begins. The rest will be done on-line for which there will be materials such as presentations, guides and recommended readings as well as tutorials. For each module there will be tests to overcome the same that will also be carried out online.
In exceptional cases, attendance at face-to-face sessions may be considered.

Class material will be available in the virtual classroom, including presentations made by teachers in class. It is essential that the participants prepare the teaching materials beforehand, individually prepare notes with their evaluations of their content, and actively participate in the debates that are promoted in the virtual forum. The latter is usually evaluated.
About streaming classes

The streaming classes will begin at 4:30 p.m. in Spain and will run for two hours. It is possible that changes occur at the set time for reasons of force majeure. In any case, the changes that occur in the initial planning will be informed in a timely manner.

The day and time of the sessions will be specified in the teaching guides of each module. For those participants who can not connect at the moment, the sessions will be recorded so that they can see them whenever they wish.
In the final part of the streaming, students will have the possibility to ask directly the teachers of each module, in order to clarify or expand those aspects they consider appropriate.

Evaluation system

The evaluation system of each module is specified in the didactic guides and includes the percentages of qualification of each activity proposed by the teacher, as well as the evaluation criteria. In order to pass the program, it is a requirement to approve the modules and have done all the evaluable activities that have been included in the academic calendar. The closing week is considered a recovery for those participants who, for justified reasons, have had to postpone the development of an activity. However, it is important to keep in mind that group activities do not recover.

A key aspect of the evaluation is the active participation of the students in the discussions of the virtual forums. In this sense, it is advisable that they regularly access the virtual classroom and share their points of view with the rest of the participants and teachers. The coordination of the program and the tutor will give them timely information on each stage of the program, through a weekly message on the bulletin board.

Student support services

The planning includes a week of familiarization of the students, in which an introductory module is developed, in which information about the evaluation system and the use of the campus tools is made available. virtual. Participants have a general guide to the program, where they can consult the academic calendar and the detailed description of the training and assessment activities that are launched.

Last updated Mar 2019

About the School

Fundado en 1986, el Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) es un centro de posgrado e investigación equivalente, en esencia, a las graduate schools de las universidades norte ... Read More

Fundado en 1986, el Instituto Universitario de Investigación Ortega y Gasset (IUIOG) es un centro de posgrado e investigación equivalente, en esencia, a las graduate schools de las universidades norteamericanas. Fue el primer instituto universitario promovido y gestionado en España por una entidad privada, la Fundación José Ortega y Gasset, y adscrito a una universidad pública, la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Read less