We study the mechanisms that make people migrate or flee, the policy structures and obstacles they meet on the way, and the politics of the receiving apparatuses.

Cathrine Talleraas

Senior Researcher

Munzoul Assal

Professor, Scholar at risk

Kjersti G. Berg

Associated researcher

Sosina Bezu

Associated Senior Researcher

Alessandro Corso

Marie-Curie Postdoctoral Researcher

Antonio De Lauri

Research Professor

Anwesha Dutta

Senior Researcher

Magnus Hatlebakk

Senior Researcher; Coordinator: Poverty Dynamics

Are John Knudsen

Research Professor

Siri Neset

Affiliated Researcher

Mari Norbakk

Post Doctoral Researcher

Edyta Roszko

Research Professor, Principal Investigator: TransOcean (ERC Starting Grant)

Jessica Schultz

Senior Researcher

Arne Strand

Senior Researcher

Astri Suhrke

Emerita Research Professor

Sarah A Tobin

Research Director

Arne Wiig

Research Professor

CMI's work on Migration is closely related to our work on Humanitarianism and Governance. We work together in inter-disciplinary teams, we conduct academic research, commissioned work, and evaluations. Our key geographical focus is on West Africa, East Africa, South Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

Our research and evaluation expertise:

  • Migration management and policy
  • Refugee governance
  • Displacement
  • Transnational migration
  • Climate migration
  • Migration and development