Migrations

The new Greek migration policy

Tuesday 17 December 2019 | Eleni Stamatoukou
| OBC Transeuropa

Last month the newly elected Greek government of ‘New Democracy’ passed a new asylum law that will speed up the asylum process in Greece.


Mediterranean refugees: death risk rising, asylum prospects sinking  in depth

Saturday 07 September 2019 | Ralph Janik
| Addendum

In 2016 3230 people lost their lives attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe. Since then the number of deaths has dropped – but the crossing is becoming ever more dangerous.


Cross-border mobility (Global Mobilities Project)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Global Transnational Mobility Dataset traces more than 15 billion cross-border estimated trips. It is developed by the European Commission and the European University Institute and it comes in the form of an interactive map.


The wave of unauthorized immigrants came and ended already three years ago 

Tuesday 03 December 2019 | Emanuela Barbiroglio
| VoxEurop

Unauthorized immigrants living in European countries reached a peak in 2016 and have been decreasing since then.


The Europeans left out of the European elections  in depth

Thursday 31 January 2019 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Gina Pavone
Ornaldo Gjergji
| OBC Transeuropa

Almost 17 million EU citizens live in a member state other than their country of origin. These citizens are entitled to vote for the European Parliament from where they reside, but almost none of them do so. It’s a wasted opportunity for a more transnational politics.


How many Bulgarians live in Europe? And what are the trends in their mobility?  in depth

Tuesday 10 September 2019 | Yoanna Ivanova
Zornitsa Stoilova
Anina Santova
| Capital

Bulgaria is experiencing massive flows of emigration. Yet, not everyone goes away for the same reason, or moves to another EU country with the same life plans. The phenomenon is much more complicated.


Croatia: those who leave 

Thursday 19 September 2019 | Francesca Rolandi
| OBC Transeuropa

While Croatia may be a paradise for tourism, actually living and working there is a lot more difficult. Croatian workers move abroad in large numbers: a phenomenon rooted in a combination of both long-term and short-term factors. An analysis.


Not only Erasmus. Where and why European students move abroad  in depth

Friday 13 October 2017 | Lorenzo Ferrari
Marzia Bona
| OBC Transeuropa

Many South-East European students enroll in foreign universities, but for most of them leaving the region remains only a dream


The Merkelisation of Europe  in depth

Friday 22 September 2017 | Markus Becker
Caroline Wiemann
| Der Spiegel

Angela Merkel is the most powerful head of government in the EU. How has Europe changed during her chancellorship?


Defining Europe’s political battlefield ahead of the 2019 EU elections

Wednesday 10 April 2019 | VoxEurop

A survey conducted by YouGov for the European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR) and published in 6 national media outlets highlights crucial concerns of EU citizens ahead of the continental elections.