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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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The UN Compact as a catalyst of migration

The UN Compact as a catalyst of migration Analysis by Szabolcs Janik and Balázs Orbán The draft of the UN Compact…

The UN Compact As A Catalyst Of Migration

This type of immigration does not bring about economic growth

Balázs Orbán, Director General of the Migration Research Institute was the guest of Mokka tv show, where he stated: "It is clear…

This Type Of Immigration Does Not Bring About Economic Growth

By any other Name: No-go Zones, Rhetoric and Reality

By any other Name: No-go Zones, Rhetoric and Reality Analysis Introduction There is a growing set of discourse which uses the term…

By Any Other Name: No-go Zones, Rhetoric And Reality

Migration from Africa will be a challenge for Europe

Global warming will undermine the cohesion of certain African societies in the next decades eroding stability and provoking political, social and economic conflicts…

Migration From Africa Will Be A Challenge For Europe

Workshop on the economic aspects of migration

Experts discussed the potential economic effects of irregular migration at an event organized by the National University of Public Service’s Centre for…

Workshop On The Economic Aspects Of Migration