About the project

CrossMigration supports the systematic accumulation of knowledge in migration studies.

The Migration Research Hub, aims to be the go-to resource for finding knowledge on migration, from the latest literature to the most appropriate topical experts. The taxonomy of migration studies developed through this project allows everyone to identify opportunities for collaboration and new research projects across disciplines and geographies.

The systematic approach to data collection and knowledge accumulation will promote and facilitate dialogue between researchers and policy stakeholders at the national and European level, and a clearer understanding of why and how migration occurs, who migrates and the effect of policy on these questions.

Discover the Taxonomy of Migration Studies!

The wealth of data gathered through the project will form the basis for developing a cross-national strategic research agenda for migration. And it will inform the public debate by allowing researchers to come up with theoretical scenarios that can be translated into interactive visualizations.

The project, funded through Horizon 2020, began in March 2018. It is led by IMISCOE, a consortium of leading migration scholars at 15 institutions from across Europe, advised by a global network of researchers.

The research team

WP1: Research-policy dialogues

WP3: Research synthesis

WP5: Systematic cross-national knowledge on Migration Infrastructures

WP6: Systematic cross-national knowledge on Migration Flows

WP8: Setting migration indicators

    Migration Policy Group Brussels

  • »Thomas Huddleston
  • » Giacomo Solano
  • » Alexander Wolffhardt

WP9: Developing migration scenarios

    International Organisation for Migration – Global Migration Data Analysis Center (IOM-GMDAC), Berlin

  • » Jasper Tjaden
  • » Susanne Melde
  • Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute (NIDI), The Hague

  • » Helga de Valk

WP10: Strategic Research Agenda

WP11: Project management

    Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam (EUR)

  • » Peter Scholten
  • » Asya Pisarevskaya
  • » Nathan Levy

The partners

External partners:

The taxonomy of migration studies

The taxonomy of migration studies developed through this project gives a logical structure to the field and allows everyone to identify opportunities for collaboration and new research projects across disciplines and geographies.