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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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POLITICAL DEBATES ABOUT SWEDEN’S NEW MIGRATION POLICY COULD LEAD TO GOVERNMENT CRISIS

Sweden needs to formulate a new long-term and sustainable migration policy, but the governing parties are deeply divided over asylum issues, therefore,…

POLITICAL DEBATES ABOUT SWEDEN’S NEW MIGRATION POLICY COULD LEAD TO GOVERNMENT CRISIS

THE EUROPEAN UNION SUPPORTS THE INVOLVEMENT OF OSCE IN THE SITUATION IN BELARUS

Norbert Tóth, associate professor at the National University of Public Service and senior researcher at the Migration Research Institute, said on Kossuth…

THE EUROPEAN UNION SUPPORTS THE INVOLVEMENT OF OSCE IN THE SITUATION IN BELARUS

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF FORMER COLONIALIST COUNTRIES IN THE ECONOMIC DECLINE OF AFRICA?

Our researcher, Klaudia Tóth said on Kossuth Radio that in recent years living conditions in the most fragile areas of Africa have…

WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF FORMER COLONIALIST COUNTRIES IN THE ECONOMIC DECLINE OF AFRICA?

THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT DISCUSSED THE MATTER OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN TUNESIA

Szabolcs Janik, the deputy director of the Migration Research Institute, said on M1 TV that the EU and its Member States have…

THE ITALIAN GOVERNMENT DISCUSSED THE MATTER OF ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION IN TUNESIA

THE RENEGOTIATION OF THE EU-TURKEY MIGRATION STATEMENT IS AGGRAVATED BY GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS

It is in the interest of the European Union to maintain a good cooperation with Turkey, which currently hosts the largest number…

THE RENEGOTIATION OF THE EU-TURKEY MIGRATION STATEMENT IS AGGRAVATED BY GEOPOLITICAL TENSIONS