Catarina Reis


Professor & Director Observatory for Migration

Catarina Reis Oliveira is the Director of the Portuguese Observatory for Migration and is Assistant Professor at the University of Lisbon - ISCSP.
Since 2014 is the scientific coordinator and author of the series Immigration in Numbers, that publish annually the Statistical Reports on Indicators of Immigrants Integration. She was part of a working group designated to work with the National Statistical Institute (INE) on the feasibility to collect ethnic and racial data in population Census in Portugal.
She holds a PhD on Sociology and a MA in Statistics. In 2000 she received an academic award on Multiculturalism and Ethnicity in the Contemporary society by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. She has published extensively on migration issues.

Observatory for Migration
Country of institution/residence
Regional Scope
Geographic Scope
Organization Type
Research Institute
Thematic Area of Work
Administrative data systems
Censuses and surveys
Migrant employment and economic activity
Migration governance and policies
Migration patterns and trends (estimates & projections)