Dear Visitor,

I wholeheartedly welcome you on the website of the Migration Research Institute co-founded by the Századvég School of Politics Foundation and the Matthias Corvinus Collegium. Migration, as a social phenomenon, is as old as history. Looking round the globe, we see that certain countries struggle with emigration causing fundamental change of their society, while others face immigration with the same significant effect.

In this equation, the European continent has a special role. While in the preceding centuries Europe was rather famous of emigration and of how it conquered other continents, in the most recent period, direction of migration shows a definite and fairly spectacular reversal. Moreover, creation of the European Union was accompanied by the new phenomena of free movement of people within the Union, in line with the spread of modern means of communication and transportation approximating countries of the world and to each other.

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Migration as an instrument of foreign policy

Migration as an instrument of foreign policy The recent crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands shows how long-term migration could be an instrument of…

Migration As An Instrument Of Foreign Policy

The German migration office is investigating procedural errors

During an interview on national television Researcher Szabolcs Janik mentioned the case of tens of thousands of applications currently investigated by the…

The German Migration Office Is Investigating Procedural Errors

A paradigm shift is needed in handling the migration crisis

Without a paradigm shift in the European Union, there will not be an adequate answer on the European level to solve the…

A Paradigm Shift Is Needed In Handling The Migration Crisis

The mandatory quota is a populist proposal from Western Europe

Director General Balázs Orbán said on national radio that although the proposal of the mandatory quota is very popular in Western Europe,…

The Mandatory Quota Is A Populist Proposal From Western Europe

Is the mandatory quota able to solve the integration problems?

Researcher Szabolcs Janik discussed the subject matter on national radio.

Is The Mandatory Quota Able To Solve The Integration Problems?