Dear Visitor,

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 EU’s quota-based distribution of migrants is slower than expected

Quota-based distribution of irregular migrants as proposed by the European Commission is slowly proceeding. According to the original plans 160,000 persons should…

The EU’s Quota-based Distribution Of Migrants Is Slower Than Expected

Peace above all

Interview with Director-General Balázs Orbán regarding the field trip to Iraqi Kurdistan. The journey is part of a larger research project examining…

Peace Above All

The terror attack in Manchester

Senior researcher Ms Bianka Speidl and István Kiss, senior researcher at the Századvég Foundation discussed the terror attack in Manchester. Image: NBC…

The Terror Attack In Manchester

Research suggests that radicalisation may be more prevalent among the educated (in the West)

Senior researcher Ms Bianka Speidl spoke about multiculturalism in Britain and the nexus between the well-educated Muslims and Islamism. Research examining radicalisation…

Research Suggests That Radicalisation May Be More Prevalent Among The Educated (in The West)

Stemming irregular migration as an attempt to prevent terrorism

One way of preventing terrorist acts is to stem irregular migration, as the migratory flows have been used by individuals with malicious…

Stemming Irregular Migration As An Attempt To Prevent Terrorism