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Immigration Courses

Learn about the social sciences, human rights, immigration, the rights of refugees and more with free online courses from top universities and institutions around the world.

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What is Immigration?

Immigration is the action of a non-native person settling permanently in a country. Many factors such as war, religious persecution, famine, poverty and natural disasters can lead to a rise in immigration. Individuals leave their birthplace in search of permanent residence in a country that can offer them economic opportunity and basic human rights.

Online Immigration Courses and Programs

Get an introduction to immigration issues, human rights and the rights of refugees with online courses from major universities and institutions worldwide. Edx offers both individual courses and advanced programs designed to help you learn about laws and issues surrounding immigration in an engaging and effective online learning environment complete with video tutorials, quizzes and more.

Additionally, edX offers the option to pursue verified certificates in online courses. The certificate lists edX and the name of the university or institution offering the course and can be uploaded to your LinkedIn profile. It is proof for employers and others that you have successfully completed the course. Get started in with one the following courses or programs.

Two courses on edX from Amnesty International look at human rights and the rights of refugees. Learn about the issues and challenges faced by refugees and asylum seekers and understand how to identify human rights violations as well as ways you can help in the defense of human rights.

Another course that dives deeper into individual human rights is International Human Rights Law from Université Catholique de Louvain. Learn about the sources of human rights law and the rights of individuals and gain a better understanding of the legal rights held by immigrants.

Explore these and other free online courses. Many courses are self-paced so you can enroll and start learning today.