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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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WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE EU IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR?

Conferences about the future of the European Union will likely lead to an amendment of the founding treaties, which will earliest take…

WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE EU IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE YEAR?

MINORITIES MAY HAVE AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE OUTCOME OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Our senior researcher, Norbert Tóth, said on Kossuth Radio that Joe Biden’s victory would mean an about-turn in U.S. migration policy. In…

MINORITIES MAY HAVE AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN THE OUTCOME OF THE AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

THE NUMBER OF ASYLUM SEEKERS HAS BEEN DRASTICALLY DECREASED IN SCANDINAVIA

Our researcher Emese Kovács said on M1 TV that the coronavirus epidemic has temporarily reduced the number of asylum seekers in the…

THE NUMBER OF ASYLUM SEEKERS HAS BEEN DRASTICALLY DECREASED IN SCANDINAVIA

CAN LEBANON BE SUSTAINED? CRISIS AND PROSPECTS

Lebanon the number one transit country in the Middle East has sunk into chaos. One and a half million Syrians and hundreds…

CAN LEBANON BE SUSTAINED? CRISIS AND PROSPECTS

ANOTHER WAVE OF MIGRATION CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO THE SITUATION IN LEBANON

Bianka Speidl, senior researcher at the Migration Research Institute warned listeners of Karc FM radio, that there are already one and a…

ANOTHER WAVE OF MIGRATION CAN BE EXPECTED DUE TO THE SITUATION IN LEBANON