Online Courses in Migration Studies

For those who are interested but do not have the time to take a full-time course in migration studies, UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance offer a number of specially designed online courses to suit the needs of busy professionals. We…

Mygration Story: On grit and gratitude

Our ‘Mygration Story’ series tracks the family histories of staff and fellows at UNU. The aim is to show that many of us owe our lives and careers to the courage of migrant ancestors. People who left their homes to…

Mygration Story: ‘The PhD was as much adventure as research’

Our ‘Mygration Story’ series tracks the family histories of staff and fellows at UNU. The aim is to show that many of us owe our lives and careers to the courage of migrant ancestors. People who left their homes to…

Mygration round trip from Italy to Argentina: ‘Your blood will pulse’

UNU-Merit’s ‘Mygration Story’ series tracks the family histories of staff and fellows at UNU. The aim is to show that many of us owe our lives and careers to the courage of migrant ancestors. People who left their homes to…

Migration Management and the Migration Development Nexus (MIGNEX)

MIGNEX is a five-year research project (2018–2023) with the core ambition of creating new knowledge on migration, development and policy. MIGNEX is the largest-ever European-funded research project on migration, involving researchers from nine institutions in Europe, Africa and Asia. UNU-MERIT…

MISTY Project: Migration, Transformation, Sustainability.

While the topics of sustainability and migration are both widely discussed, there is little understanding of the connections between the two. The project MISTY migration, transformation, sustainability seeks to explore the ways that migration interacts with sustainability concerns in destination cities, with…

IOM Project: Iraqi minorities in diaspora

A team at UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance has been commissioned by the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) office in Iraq to research how ethno-religious communities in the Iraqi diaspora, namely Christian and Yazidi communities, engage with Iraq and with…

DRC Project: Networks-led national Diaspora dialogue in Europe

UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance were recently commissioned by the Danish Refugee Council’s (DRC) Diaspora Programme to provide support within their “Networks-led national Diaspora dialogue in Europe” project. The aim of the project is to promote Syrian civil society…

France Médias Monde Project: Monitoring and Evaluation of infomigrants.net

UNU-MERIT and its School of Governance were commissioned by France Médias Monde to carry out a monitoring and evaluation of the multimedia platform Infomigrants.net. The objective of the platform is to provide relevant, timely and accurate news and information in Arabic, French,…

IOM COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots

We are pleased to share the latest “COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots”, a series of 1-2 page snapshots on the latest analysis from around the world on the migration and mobility-related issues stemming from COVID-19. Please note that new “COVID-19 Analytical Snapshots” are…