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
4 May, 2017
This report provides an in-depth analysis of the impact of EU policies in addressing the so-called European migration or refugee ‘crisis’ in 2015 and 2016.
Irregular migration, Cross-Mediterranean flow, Migrant deaths, EU Migration Policy
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
9 December, 2016
This study traces the integration experience of Bosnian refugees from the Balkan wars with the aim of drawing lessons for the current wave of refugees entering Europe.
Integration, Refugee, Migration trends
1 December, 2016
Abstract: In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks witnessed in Paris in November 2015, a radicalisation of the tensions in the matter of asylum seekers and integration has re-emerged.
Asylum, Integration, terrorism, Women, Culture
Assessing the Risks of Migration along the Central and Eastern Mediterranean Routes: Iraq and Nigeria as Case Study Countries
30 November, 2016
The purpose of this study is to give breadth to the concept of “safe migration” by analysing patterns of migration and return from two case study countries: Iraq and Nigeria.
Smuggling, Irregular migration, Resettlement, Family, Asylum, Policy, Safe migration
1 October, 2016
Since the summer of 2015, the refugee crisis in Europe has grown to be one of the biggest challenges Europe has faced since WW2.
Humanitarian assistance, Populism, Xenophobia, Social Cohesion, Media, Refugee
3 March, 2016
Highlights the war in Syria as a key determining factor in any change in migration flows. Whether its escalation of war or calming that would greatly affect the flow.
Policy, Migrant flow, Refugee, Conflict, Origin and Transit Countries
25 November, 2015
Outlines the fact that the long shadow of five years of painstaking Eurozone crisis management makes Europe's current migration challenge tougher than any it has ever faced.
Fiscal, Asylum, Refugee, Schengen Agreement and Convention
More than Human Tragedy? A Quantitative Comparison of Newspaper Coverage on Irregular Migration and Lampedusa in Five European Countries
1 November, 2015
This quantitative, international, comparative content analysis of news coverage on irregular Migration and Lampedusa covering the period 2009-2013 addresses the differences in quantity and content
Irregular migration, International comparative content analysis, Lampedusa
8 October, 2015
After the initial euphoria, Germany now faces daily clashes in refugee centres, a rising far-right, a backlog of registrations, and dissent among the ranks of Angela Merkel's government.
Border management, Policy, Politics, Refugee
20 October, 2014
Migration expert Bastian Vollmer explores the contentious issue of irregular Migration in the highly-charged contexts of Germany and the UK.
Employment, Irregular migration, Bundestag, House of Commons, Policy Discourses
16 February, 2012
Health services in Europe face the challenge of delivering care to a heterogeneous group of irregular migrants (IM).
Irregular migration, Qualitative method, Healthcare, Accessibility
The negotiation of irregular migrants' right to Education in Germany: a challenge to the nation-state
6 February, 2011
Despite Western European nation-states’ attempts to control access to their territories, a large number of migrants live in the European imMigration countries without a legal residence status.
Education, Migration law, Migration policy, Children of immigrants, Politicization
1 January, 2011
This article empirically analyses the political and legal construction of irregular migration across selected member states of the European Union.
Irregular migration, Immigation, Migration law, legal construction, legal culture