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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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THE CORONAVIRUS EPIDEMIC IS ON THE RISE AGAIN IN DENMARK, ESPECIALLY AMONG SOMALI IMMIGRANTS

Our researcher, Emese Kovács, said on M1 TV that similarly to the initial stage of the coronavirus epidemic large number of new…

SHOULD NATIONS REMAIN INDEPENDENT OR SHOULD THEY BE MELTED TOGETHER?

Hungary is in favour of the former, as the abolition of sovereignty always has serious consequences. Bianka Speidl, senior researcher at the…

SHOULD NATIONS REMAIN INDEPENDENT OR SHOULD THEY BE MELTED TOGETHER?

2/3 OF AN IMMIGRANT GROUP TRANSPORTED TO MALTA WAS INFECTED

Janik Szabolcs, deputy director of the Migration Research Institute, said on Kossuth Radio that illegal migration poses clear epidemiological and public health…

2/3 OF AN IMMIGRANT GROUP TRANSPORTED TO MALTA WAS INFECTED

EVERY WEEK HUNDREDS OF MIGRANTS ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE HUNGARIAN BORDER

Szabolcs Janik, deputy director of the Migration Research Institute, said on M1 TV that the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the Balkans exacerbates…

EVERY WEEK HUNDREDS OF MIGRANTS ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE HUNGARIAN BORDER

THE EPIDEMIC MIGHT BE A MIGRATION CATALYST

Reading the official programme of the German EU Presidency we get a rather mixed picture regarding its migration objectives, as it includes…

THE EPIDEMIC MIGHT BE A MIGRATION CATALYST