The aim of QuantMig is to produce comprehensive, multi-perspective and robust quantitative migration scenarios to support various areas of European migration policy. The project will advance the methodology of scenario generation whilst being firmly grounded in cutting-edge developments in conceptualising, explaining, estimating and forecasting migration. QuantMig will further the understanding of conceptual foundations of European migration flows and their key drivers in origin, destination and transit countries. Particular focus will be on mobility of third-country nationals and decision-making of migrants. The scenarios will be based on a bespoke set of statistical estimates derived from a distinctive and comprehensive set of harmonised data on migration and its drivers. Rigorous and innovative methods will be developed and applied to creating interactive simulation models, describing scenario uncertainty, and providing early warnings. The unique features of QuantMig include building a comprehensive knowledge base on migration and its drivers, far beyond the state of the art. The strong quantitative slant of the project will improve migration data and related analytical methods, offering an innovative assessment of their quality and uncertainty, in line with the current European policy priorities. The project remains fully relevant to the work programme, addressing all specific areas of the call. Put together by a unique consortium of leading European institutions with excellence in demography and migration, in continuous dialogue with key users and stakeholders, QuantMig will deliver a range of directly applicable tools for policy support. The dissemination and policy activities will integrate the stakeholder perspective throughout the project. The project outputs: open data and models, accessible interactive tools and visualisations, and a range of simulations for migration policy and planning, will ensure significant impact and a lasting legacy of the project


Projektzeitraum 01.02.2020 - 31.07.2023
Fördergeber EU
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Department für Migration und Globalisierung

Zentrum für Globale Kompetenzen

Projekt­verantwortung (Universität für Weiterbildung Krems) Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mathias Czaika
Akira Soto-Nishimura, M.Sc.


Soto Nishimura A.; Czaika M. (2022). Migration pathways into Europe- An assessment of drivers and policies (QuantMig Project Deliverable 5.7).

Soto-Nishimura A.; Czaika M. (2022). Migration Drivers Database (QuantMig Deliverable 5.6).

Czaika, M; Bohnet, H.; Soto-Nishimura, A. (2021). Spatial and categorical dependence of European migration flows. QuantMig Project Report 5.2


DEMIG-QuantMig Policy Database - Indicators of the (European) Migration Policy Mix

DEMSCORE, 01.12.2022

Disentangling the European migration policy-mix

ISA, Nashville, 30.03.2022

The spatial and categorical interconnectedness of European migration flows

International Population Conference (IPC), Hyderabad, 08.12.2021

Are they all linked? The spatial and categorical interconnectedness of European migration flows

IMISCOE, Luxembourg, 08.07.2021

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