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Cross-Migration was a comprehensive online database of peer-reviewed research on migration to facilitate systematic knowledge accumulation in the field of migration studies.



Dr. Başak Yavçan

EUI (Erasmus University), IMISCOE,
CEMIS (Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies), CMR (Centre of Migration Research), COMPAS (Centre on Migration, Policy and Society), CNR (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), EUI (European University Institute), ICMPD (International Center for Migration Policy Development), IGOT-UL (Institute de Geografia e Ordenamento deTerritório), IMI (International Migration Institute), IOM (International Organisation for Migration – Global Migration Data Analysis Center), MPIE (Migration Policy Institute- Europe), CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), NIDI (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute), PRIO (Peace Research Institute Oslo

Recognised for its expertise on indicators, MPG joined the consortium of Europe’s top migration scholars to map all recent migration research for the European Commission’s Research Directorate.

Project Deliverables

  • Online CROSS-MIGRATION research platform (, with project-related research papers and briefs.
  • Online database with key publications and research projects in the field of migration studies (sorted by areas).
  • Online database listing policy indicators designed by MPG researchers to assess state polices on migration.
  • Comparative analysis of policy indicators, to identify key indicators that assess state policies on migration.