The Research Unit on Migration and Society (Unité de recherche Migrations et société URMIS) is a University and CNRS research centre located in Paris (University Paris 7 Denis Diderot) and Nice (University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis). It comprises 27 researchers from different disciplines (sociology, anthropology, contemporary history, social psychology). They are involved in teaching and research on migration and ethnic relations, and have conducted numerous studies on ethnic relations in urban areas, cultural transmission in immigrant groups, national and local policies about integration, ethnic minorities and citizenship, racism and ethnicity, discriminatory practices at school and in the workplaces. The Unit offers a PhD degree Migration and Interethnic relations, as well as a database specialized on Migration and ethnic relations (REMISIS).
For more information, please visit http://www.unice.fr/urmis-soliis/Accueil.html