The PRIO Migration Centre brings together research from across the PRIO organization that relates to migration. Our research is financed on a project basis by external funders, including the European Commission, the European Research Council, and the Research Council of Norway.

Current Projects

Critical Perspectives on Migrant Smuggling

Led by Jørgen Carling

EducAid: Improving Education for Rohingya Refugees from Myanmar Living in Bangladesh

Led by Gudrun Østby

Forced Migration and Social Unrest

Led by Eirin Haugseth

Future Migration as Present Fact (FUMI)

Led by Jørgen Carling

Geographies of Conflict-Induced Migration (CONMIG)

Led by Andreas Forø Tollefsen

Inspirational Creative Practice: The Work of Artists after War and Violent Conflict (INSPIRE)

Led by Katarzyna Grabska

Meaning of Migrants

Led by Jørgen Carling

MIGNEX - Aligning Migration Management and the Migration-Development Nexus

Led by Jørgen Carling

Migration of asylum seekers and the politics of labelling: The discursive construction of the refugee label in the Norwegian government 2016-2021

Led by Ida Marlene Henriksen

Migration Rhythms in Trajectories of Upward Social Mobility in Asia

Led by Marta Bivand Erdal

Non-Formal Faith Education, the Public School, and Religious Minorities in Norway (FAITHED)

The Power of Ideas: Muslim Humanitarians and the SDGs (HUMA)

Led by Kaja Borchgrevink

QuantMig: Quantifying Migration Scenarios for Better Policy

Led by Marta Bivand Erdal

Reaching Out to Close the Border: The Transnationalization of Anti-Immigration Movements in Europe (MAM)

Led by Kristian Berg Harpviken

Refugee Education. Building Durable Futures (PhD)

Led by Hassan Aden

To Restore a Hospital as Resistance: Transformative Collective Action in Northern Somalia in the 1980s (PhD)

Led by Ebba Tellander

TRUST: Attitudinal Impacts of Refugees on Host Communities in the Global South

Led by Halvard Buhaug

Completed Projects