Mathis Osburg is a research and development specialist in the European Migration Network (EMN). Previously, Mathis was a research and development specialist in the Horizon2020 project MIMY (EMpowerment through liquid Integration of Migrant Youth in vulnerable conditions), which examines the integration of vulnerable young migrants across nine European countries. Before joining the University of Luxembourg, Mathis was a researcher in the MADE project (Migration as Development) at the International Migration Institute (University of Amsterdam); and a research assistant at the CNRS (Centre National de Recherche Scientifique) in Cayenne (French Guiana). Mathis also worked with various NGOs in the field of forced migration in Turkey, Serbia, Mexico and Belgium.

He speaks English, French, German, Turkish and intermediate Spanish. Mathis holds a BA in Political Science from the University Lumière Lyon II and an MSc (Cum Laude) in Sociology with a specialisation in Migration and Ethnic Studies from the University of Amsterdam. His research interests focus on the drivers of human migration, the relation between developmental processes and migratory behaviour, the effect and efficiency of migration policies, and the integration of migrants in host societies.

Research interests
Migration and Development
Social Transformation
Drivers of Migration
Migration Aspirations and Capabilities
Migrant Integration
Migration Policy

Latest content Mathis Osburg took part in

Geography & Spatial Planning
SOPEMI - Continuous Reporting System on Migration
The Continuous Reporting System on Migration (known under its French acronym, SOPEMI, from Système d’observation permanente des migrations) was established in 1973 to provide the OECD member countries with a mechanism for the timely sharing of information on international migration, the collection of migration statistics as well as the improvement of their comparability, and to serve the basis for an annual OECD report on international migration.