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 Special Issue: S Irudaya Rajan a& AKM Ahsan Ullah (2023) From knowledge to action: South Asian diaspora engagement in times of crisis, South Asian Diaspora, 15:2, 123-136, DOI: 10.1080/19438192.2023.2240611



IIMAD is pleased to announce the launch of the website for Migration and Development Journal(MAD) “Migration and Development” is available at https://journals.sagepub.com/home/mad At launch, the journal begins a free access period which ends on (06-12-2023).

Kerala Migration Survey 2023 takes place through Gulati Institute of Finance and Taxation under the direction of Dr. S. Irudaya Rajan, Visiting Fellow, GIFT and Chair, IIMAD which is funded by the Government of Kerala.

The International Institute of Migration and Development welcomes
all interested Undergraduates, Postgraduates and aspiring
researchers to apply for the Internship programme at IIMAD




The research Internship scheme provides an opportunity for young individuals to expose themselves to cutting edge research. It best suits individuals who have been in college relatively recently and wishes to move on to pursue a PhD or to positions in government research institutions, or firms that require a quantitative, qualitative and analytic orientation.

Mode of Application & Selection

  1. The institute accepts interns throughout the year as per needs and applications received. 
  2. Internship at IIMAD will be strictly based on the themes published by the institute alone. 
  3. Interested candidates are encouraged to fill the registration form: https://forms.gle/QQJFky8rh7YkeTz58
  4. Candidates not selected earlier, if interested, are requested to apply afresh.

Duration & Details 

  1. The internship will be for a minimum period of 2 weeks and is extendable based on the needs of the research project/institute and the performance of the intern.
  2. Exceptional performers might be considered for further extension (the total internship period may be for a maximum period of 4 months with a provision for renewal every month). 
  3. Interns are expected to spend at least 30 hours per week in the programme and will be working under close supervision of the research team at IIMAD. 
  4. The internship will be unpaid in nature. 
  5. The interns shall have no right/claim for an appointment in the IIMAD by virtue of their internship.

Facilities Provided

  1. IIMAD will provide office space, internet connectivity and other support facilities to the interns.
  2. Interns will be required to make accommodation arrangements of their own. (Assistance can be requested).
  3. This position is completely voluntary in nature and no payment will be provided for the same. 

Themes of Research 

Depending on the qualifications, experience and interests of the intern selected, the internship programme at IIMAD provides supervised experience in areas of:

a) Migration  b) Demography c) Ageing, Health & Development d) Economics

Payment Details:

Name of the Account: The International Institute of Migration and Development

Name of the Bank: Union Bank

Bank Address: T C 3/21(18) Mathews Arcade, Kesavadasapuram, Pattom Palace, Trivandrum 695 004

Account Number: 545101010050227