ETMU days, a conference on research on ethnic relations and international migration, is one of the key activities of ETMU. ETMU days have been held since 2004, and they bring together researchers, policy makers and other interested parties from Finland and abroad.

In 2014, ETMU days were held at the University of Helsinki, Finland 23-24.10.2014.

In 2013, ETMU days were held as a part of the international Metropolis conference in Tampere 9.-13.9.2013.

In 2012, ETMU days were held in cooperation with Nordic Migration Research network in Turku.