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Welcome to the website of the Migration Research Institute (MRI) which was founded by the Mathias Corvinus Collegium Foundation and the Századvég Foundation.

Migration is one of the biggest challenges of our time both in the developed and in the developing world. We experience that globalization has brought to the surface at least as many problems as it has solved. The long-term consequences of mass immigration are reshaping complete societies and affecting the fate of millions. For this reason, it is of key importance to get as clear a picture as possible of this phenomenon. We believe that the scientific community has a crutial role in mapping the drivers and social impacts of migration. Our institute was established in the autumn of 2015 with the undisguised purpose of researching and explaining immigration to Europe in a scientific and understandable way to an audience interested in the topic, however lacking academic background.

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We can draw a parallel between the coronavirus infected immigrant neighbourhoods of Sweden and the high number of deaths in Swedish nursing homes

The Swedish epidemic management strategy has failed to protect the elderly; about half of Sweden’s coronavirus related deaths have occurred in nursing…

We Can Draw A Parallel Between The Coronavirus Infected Immigrant Neighbourhoods Of Sweden And The High Number Of Deaths In Swedish Nursing Homes

Calm before the storm

Last year the total number of international migrants reached 272 million worldwide, which means 3.5 per cent of the global population. Migration…

Calm Before The Storm

Lybia’s third civil war has been running for more than a year

Victor Marsai, research director of the Migration Research Institute said regarding the Lybian civil war that Europe cannot afford to hand the…

Lybia’s Third Civil War Has Been Running For More Than A Year

Migration pressure in Europe may increase as a consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the welfare gap between Europe and the migrant-sending regions will deepen, which would mean an…

Migration Pressure In Europe May Increase As A Consequence Of The COVID-19 Pandemic

Non-western immigrants of Scandinavia have a higher incidence of coronavirus disease

Non-western immigrants of Scandinavia have a higher incidence of coronavirus disease than their ratio in the local population. This phenomenon can be partly explained by…

Non-western Immigrants Of Scandinavia Have A Higher Incidence Of Coronavirus Disease