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Center for Migration and Integration research,
Aarhus University (MIAU)

Issues of migration and mobility have for decades been on the public and political agenda, informed international relations and global connections, and resulted in enforced borders and extended transnational communities across the world. Political instability and war, environmental catastrophes, expanding religious congregations, family networks, tourism and pilgrimage, aspirations for a prosperous life or career opportunities in other parts of the world continue to make people move and migrate. While the focus on global migration and mobility seems to have intensified with, among others, the so called ’refugee crisis’ in Europe and President Trump’s pledge to erect a wall on the border between US and Mexico, most population movements do take place within the boundaries of single nation-states. 

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2019.10.14 | Conference

Midway Conference - Global flows of migrants and their impact on North European welfare states

Conference on migration and integration in Aalborg, 12th- 13th of March.

2019.02.02 | Conference

Call for Papers: Organizing Migration and Integration in Contemporary Societies - OMICS

Conference November 6-9, 2019, University of Gothenburg, Sweden.


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Centre Directors

Mikkel Rytter

Professor with Special Responsibilities

Karen Valentin

Associate professor