The Migration Policy Centre (MPC) conducts theoretical, empirical and policy research on the transnational governance of international migration, asylum and mobility. This page provides an overview of our current and past research projects with links to more information. For a list of our research publications, click here.

Observatory of Public Attitudes to Migration

The Observatory of Public Attitudes to Migration (OPAM) gathers and analyses data to understand the causes of public attitudes to migration across Europe and beyond.

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Global Mobilities Project

GMP collects and explores multi-dimensional information on human mobilities and connections between world countries in longitudinal perspective.

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Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration

The MEDAM  project conducts new research to help inform EU debates about asylum policies, the integration of migrants, and the relationship between migration and development.

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Prospects for International Migration Governance

MIGPROSP is a European Research Council funded project analyzing actors and factors shaping global migration governance

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Smuggling Research Cluster

The cluster identifies, collects and organizes on-the-ground empirical data and research on migrants’ mobility practices, including those labeled as illicit or criminal.

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Study on the human rights aspects of migrant’s integration policies

The study will examine the human rights aspects of migrants’ integration policies and measures in a selection of Council of Europe member states.

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Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms

REMINDER brings a multidisciplinary approach to understanding free movement in Europe by combining expertise from different fields.

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Current European and Cross-National Comparative Research and Research Actions on Migration

The project accumulates and consolidates migration research through providing an extensive overview of migration drivers, infrastructures, flows, and policies.

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