The database contains links to existing academic and non-academic research and analysis, as well as data sources related to irregular migration to Europe. You can search the database using your own search terms, or filter the results by relevant country, region, date of publication, etc. using the drop-down menus on the left. Authors of relevant research and analysis are invited to submit their own content for review and inclusion by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Harrowing Journeys - Children and youth on the move across the Mediterranean Sea, at risk of trafficking and exploitation12 September, 2017
Young migrants and refugees set out to escape harm or secure better futures – and face staggering risks in the process. For children and youth on the move via the Mediterranean Sea routes to Europe
Irregular migration, Trafficking, Exploitation, Safe migration, Children, Child migration
1 January, 2017
As of March 2016, 4.8 million Syrian Refugees were scattered in two dozen countries by the civil war.
Smuggling, Trafficking in persons, Asylum, Balkan route, Forced migration, Refugee
A Crisis of Protection and safe passage:violence experienced by migrants/Refugees travelling along the Western Balkan corridor to Northern Europe
1 January, 2017
Pushed by ongoing conflicts and pulled by the desire for a better life, over one million migrants/Refugees transited Balkan countries and arrived in Europe during 2015 and early 2016.
Asylum, Mental health, Traumatic events, Operational Research, MSF
31 December, 2016
Abstract: At the end of November 2016, in Hungary, a Syrian man known only as ‘Ahmed H’ was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on terrorism charges.
terrorism, Securitization, Politics, Public attitudes, Security, Women, Religion
2 November, 2016
During 2015 Balkan encountered with the huge migration from Asia and Africa. The migration route is long and connected with lot of risks.
Migrant flow, Health, Statistics, humanitarian aid
1 August, 2016
Due to its geographic location and borders along the European Union (EU), in recent years, the Republic of Serbia has faced an increased number of irregular migrants from third-world countries clai
Asylum, Transit migration, Migration flow
17 July, 2016
Outlines the implications of the latest amendments to the Hungarian Asylum Act and the Act on State Border, allowing the police to automatically push back persons apprehended within 8 kilometres of
Border management, Politics, Human Rights, Policy
1 January, 2016
Asylum systems in the Western Balkans are one of the many results of the externalization of European Union border controls.
Balkan route, Asylum, Transit migration, Migration management
20 November, 2015
New border control rules implemented by Macedonia, Serbia, and Croatia have resulted in large-scale renewed human rights violations.
Border management, Border management, Land travel
Human Smuggling in Austria: A Comparative Analysis of Data on Smuggled Migrants from Former Yugoslavia and the Russian Federation
1 January, 2011
This article provides a summary of the author’s research on human Smuggling in Austria comparing migrants from Former Yugoslavia and the Russian Federation.
Smuggling, Migration routes, Transportation methods
With few safe and legal routes into the EU, many of the thousands of refugees and migrants who have travelled the western Balkans route to Hungary find themselves trapped outside the borders of the
Human Rights, Refugee, Humanitarian assistance
In this text, the author approaches Serbian experience of the refugee crisis by referring to three statements taken both as a reference and point of departure: first, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksan
Refugee, Asylum, Human Rights