The Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars (SNyMS) is a non-profit association founded in Berne on 14 August 2014 that brings together young migration scholars from different scientific disciplines, universities and language regions in Switzerland. It is also open to academic staff and professionals, to institutions and private persons with a special affiliation to the migration field in Switzerland.
The purposes of the SNyMS are to
provide a platform for cooperation, discussion and exchange for Migration Scholars
disseminate information and share opportunities regarding Migration Studies Research
organize gatherings for academics within the Migration Studies Research
function as a public resource on Migration Studies Research.
Become a member
Membership of the Association may be acquired by:
PhD-students and Post-Graduates within the Migration Studies Research-Field either based in Switzerland or with a special relationship to Switzerland
Academic Staff and Professionals within the Migration-Field in Switzerland
Persons and Institutions with a special affiliation to the Migration-Field in Switzerland
As a member you benefit from the projects, the network, the gatherings and many more things.
As decided at the founding assembly, members will pay an annual fee of 30 CHF. Any additional contribution is on a voluntary basis.
This are the necessary informations to pay the membership fee:
IBAN: CH61 0839 0033 3867 1000 2
Message: Membership fee, first name, last name
The association consists of the following three entities:
The General Assembly, which consists of all the members of the Network who hold an ordinary meeting annually.
The Executive Committee, which implements the decisions taken by the General Assembly and manages ongoing ativities of the Network.
The President who supervises the activities of the Executive Committee.
Goals of the association
The Swiss Network of Young Migration Scholars is committed to bringing together young researchers in the field of migration studies in Switerland, no matter their academic discipline. The goals of the association as laid down in the statues are:
To provide a platform for cooperation, discussion and exchange for academics within the Migration Studies Research.
To disseminate information and share opportunities regarding Migration Studies Research.
To organize gatherings for academics within the Migration Studies Research.
To function as a public resource on Migration Studies Research.