Hakan Kilic


Scientific Researcher, Phd Candidate in Migration Studies at the Department of Migration and Globalisation since 2017.

  • IMISCOE PhD Network Member
  • IMISCOE Training Committee Member
  • IMISCOE PhD Academy Committee Member

About the person

Hakan Kilic holds a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of Vienna and lectured between 2013-2017 at the Faculty of Communications, Gaziantep University/Turkey. Hakan’s PhD project focuses on roots migration of highly skilled Turkey origin migrants’ descendants from Austria to Turkey.

His specific research interests include:

  • Integration processes of migrants and refugees
  • International migration of highly skilled migrants
  • Transnational and circular migration processes

Projects (Extract Research Database)

Publications (Extract Research Database)

Skrivanek, I.; Kerschbaumer, I.; Kilic, H.; Kraler, A. (2022). Immigrant integration in small and mediumsized towns and rural areas: local policies and policymaking relations in Austria. Country Reports on multilevel dynamics. Collegio Carlo Alberto

Skrivanek, I.; Kerschbaumer, T.; Kilic, H.; Kraler, A. (2022). Post-2014 migrants' access to housing, employment and other crucial resources in small- and medium-sized towns and rural areas in Austria. Country Reports on integration. Collegio Carlo Alberto

Kilic, H.; Biffl, G. (2021). Turkish Migration Policy from the 1960s Until Today: What National Development Plans Tell Us. Journal of International Migration and Integration, 2021: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12134-021-00912-3

Özdemir, V.; Springer, S.; Yildirim, A.; Biçer, S.; Kendirci, A.; Sardas, S.; Kiliç, H.; Hekim, N.; Kunej, T.; Arga, K.Y.; Dzobo, K.; Wang, W.; Geanta, M.; Brand, A.; Bayram, M. (2021). Thanatechnology and the Living Dead: New Concepts in Digital Transformation and Human-Computer Interaction. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, 25/7: 401-407

Skrivanek, I.; Rössl, L.; Biffl G.; Kilic, H.; Pfeffer, T. (2021). Regionale Erwerbsintegration von Geflüchteten in Österreich aus struktureller und individueller Perspektive. Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems

Kilic, H. (2019). Migration Studies: A 21st Century Scholarship Shaping Human and Planetary Health. OMICS: A Journal of Integrative Biology, Vol. 23 No. 8: 369-370

Biffl, G.; Kilic, H.; Zentner, M. (2019). Einstellungen, Erwartungen und Ressourcen weiblicher Flüchtlinge. Grundlagenstudie zu den tatsächlich wahrnehmbaren Möglichkeiten von Frauen mit Fluchterfahrung. Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Schriftenreihe Migration und Globalisierung, Krems

Biffl, G.; Kilic, H.; Zentner, M. (2019). Selbstwahrnehmung von Frauen mit Fluchterfahrung im Spiegel von Integrationserwartungen. In: Flucht und Asyl – internationale und österreichische Perspektiven: doi:10.1553/0x003ad817, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Wien

Kilic, H., Biffl, G. (2019). Turkish Policy Developments towards Highly Skilled Immigration and the Position of Austria. In: Czaika M.; Rössl L.; Pfeffer T.; Altenburg F., Migration & Integration 8: Dialog zwischen Politik, Wissenschaft und Praxis: 217-222, Edition Donau-Universität Krems, Krems an der Donau

Özdemir, V.; Kilic, H. et. al.: (2015). A Code of Ethics for Ethicists: What Would Pierre Bourdieu Say? “Do Not Misuse Social Capital in the Age of Consortia Ethics”. The American Journal of Bioethics, May, Volume 15, Number 5, 2015: 64-67

Kirilova, S.; Kilic, H. (2013). „Roots-Migration“ türkeistämmiger Akademiker/innen und Student/innen in Wien – Eine empirische Erhebung aus dem Jahr 2011. ÖIF, OIF Dossiers, Wien

Lectures (Extract Research Database)

Should I stay or should I go? Roots Migration of highly skilled people of Turkey origin from Austria to Turkey

Migration research in Austria – current trends and challenges, 10/12/2020

World Café on Return Migration: Back to the Roots. Return Migration of Highly Skilled Turkish Origin Migrants from Austria to Turkey

11. DialogForum 2019 Migration in Wirtschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft (Krems an der Donau, Österreich), 28/08/2019

The Role of Migration Policy Developments for Highly Skilled Return Migration from Austria to Turkey

IMISCOE Annual Conference 2019, Malmö, Sweden, 27/06/2019

Back to the Roots. Return Migration of Highly Skilled Turkish Origin Migrants from Austria to Turkey

Best of Science Call 2017: Dissertationen - HYPO NOE Landesbank Zentrale, Hypogasse 1, 6. Stock, Festsaal, St. Pölten, Österreich, 18/06/2019

Back to the Roots. Return Migration of Highly Skilled Turkish Origin Migrants from Austria to Turkey

TEMPER Surveys Conference; Measurement, causes and impacts of return and circulation between EU and non-EU countries, Madrid, Spanien, 08/04/2019

Einstellung, Erwartungen und Ressourcen von Weiblichen Flüchtlingen


Return Migration of Highly Skilled Turkish Origin from Austria to Turkey

Turkish Migration Conference 2015, 27/06/2015

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