Move final conference

Dear colleagues,


i would like to announce that the programme for the final MOVE-conference on youth mobility from 8th-9th March 2018 on Campus Belval, Luxembourg, is now available online. Please find our conference programme under:


The two-day scientific conference in Luxembourg offers a platform for exchange and discussion on youth mobility in Europe from different perspectives, reflecting the challenges, risks and benefits of youth mobility in Europe. It will present the results of the overall research project, look into strategies of mobility, the fostering and hindering factors of mobility, as well as positive and negative effects, and describe emerging patterns of mobility within the EU. Six main topic streams will guide the flow of the conference:


Mobility Policies and Politics

Mobility and Agency

Social Inequality and Youth Mobility

Regional Aspects of Mobility (focus on post-socialist countries)

Economy and Youth Mobility

Culture and Youth Mobility


The following experts will bring their expertise and knowledge to the conference by giving keynotes on several varied and controversial topics:


Dr. Valentina Cuzzocrea                            Youth and Mobility

Prof. Dr. Bridget Anderson                         Youth migration and precarious employment of young people

Prof. Dr. Martin Kahanec                          Economic perspective of mobility

Prof. Dr. Rubén Hernandez-Leon              Cross border US/Mexico in comparison to third country immigration to the EU


All interested people are invited to join the final conference. The two-day conference will be a platform for scientific presentations on the topic streams mentioned above, and offer an international perspective on youth mobility. Part of the conference will also be a social event in Luxembourg, as well as a dinner with the conference members. Students will be offered a special, reduced price! (end of Registration: 15th February 2018).


A free pre-conference will be on March 7th, 2018, which especially targets policy makers, and will focus on the presentation of the MOVE research results and various workshops around the topic of mobility (employment, voluntary work, vocational training, entrepreneurship, pupils, students); if you would like to participate in the pre-conference, you can inscribe to a waiting list and will be informed and invited depending on availability of places.


For any questions please feel free to contact us.


Best regards,


The MOVE-Project team



This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 649263.