Head of Department for Migration and Globalization
- Danube University, former IMI director
Mathias Czaika is a Professor in Migration and Integration and Head of Department for Migration and Globalization at Danube University Krems, Austria. He is also Research Associate at the Department for International Development and former Director of the International Migration Institute (IMI), both at University of Oxford, UK.
His research interests include (i) drivers and dynamics of international migration processes; (ii) migration and globalization, development and inequality; (iii) migration decision-making; (iv) migration policy formation and policy implications; (v) migration of high-skilled workers, asylum seekers and refugees.
Mathias has a PhD in Political Economy from the University of Freiburg, Germany, where he graduated with a dissertation on ‘The Political Economy of Refugee Migration and Foreign Aid’, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2009.
Renewing the Migration Debate: Building disciplinary and geographical bridges to explain global migration
(2020), KNAW Compendium, 1 - 152
The Globalisation of Scientific Mobility, 1970– 2014
Mathias Czaika and Sultan Orazbayev, (2018), IMI Working Paper Series, 146, 1 - 31
International Migration: Trends, determinants and policy effects
Hein de Haas et al, (2018), IMI Working Paper Series, 142
The Geography of Anti-Immigrant Attitudes across Europe, 2002-2014
Mathias Czaika and Armando Di Lillo, (2017), IMI Working Paper Series, 138, 1 - 19
Mathias Czaika and Eric Neumayer, (2017), Applied Geography, 84, 75 - 82