Back Ismaili Idrissi, Boutaina


AMERM, Association Marocaine d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Migrations, Rabat, Morocco

Boutaina Ismaili Idrissi is involved in the Jean Monnet Network as representative of the Association Marocaine d’Etudes et de Recherches sur les Migrations (AMERM), Morocco. She presents a sound academic ground closely linked to Mediterranean issues. She holds an MBA from the University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom) and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Perpignan (France) covering structural issues related to the Euro-Mediterranean region.

In terms of teaching experience covering key aspects of migration, as Professor of Economics at Faculty of Law and economics of Agdal -University Mohammed V Rabat, Boutaina Ismaili Idrissi has provided a course on socio-economic relations between Morocco and Spain under the scope of "Euro-Mediterranean Relations" at the University Abdelmalek Essaidi-Tangier. Professor within the Master degree of Migration and societies, she provides two main courses related to Migration policies in the Mediterranean basin and International migration which cover a variety and interdependent topics that are discussed throughout the course.

She conducted various consultancy missions particularly with the African Development Bank (2014), UNECA (2015) and the Arab League (2017).

Currently, Boutaina Ismaili Idrissi is supervising researches within the master or Ph.D. degree on issues related to sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco some of which are based on ground surveys.

Themes related to current research:

  • Migration and integration policies
  • Remittances
  • Sub-Saharan migrants in Morocco
  • EU policies on migration in Euro-med region
  • Brain drain
  • EU policies vs North America policies on migration

For more information about her research activities and publications see here.