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SFM - Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies

The Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies (SFM) is a research and training institute at the University of Neuchâtel. As part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences the institute offers a master’s degree with a unique specialization in “Migration and Citizenship.”


Partnerships and Collaboration

National Center of Competence in Research – The Migration-Mobility Nexus


The Center for the Understanding of Social Processes (MAPS)

Swiss Centre of Expertise in Human Rights (SCHR)


International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion: network of scholars



Good Reads


  • 11th Anniversary Café Secondas Basel: 1. Transnational Seconda-Meeting, 27 and 28 August2016
    •  Quartiertreffpunkt Breite, Zürcherstrasse 149, 4052 Bâle
    •  Application (here)
    •  Additional information (here)
  • Le SFM met au concours un poste d'Assistant-e doctorant-e à 50%
    •  Entrée en fonction le 1er octonbre 2016 (ou à convenir)
    •  Délai de remise d'un dossier de canditature, le 31 août 2016
    •  Accéder à l'offre d'emploi (ici)


New Publications

  • Fibbi, Rosita et Philipp Schnell (2016). "Unequal Pathways. School-to-Work Trajectories of Children of Turkish and Western- Balkan Origin in Switzerland and Austria." Swiss Journal of Sociology, 42(2), pp. 265-288.
  • Tissot, Florian (2016). "Highly-Skilled Labour Migration in Switzerland: Household Strategies and Professional Careers" Working Paper Series “Gender, Diversity and Migration.” 10, Faculty of Social Sciences, Goethe University Frankfurt.
  • Morlok, Michael, Andrea Oswald et Harald Meier, Denise Efionayi-Mäder, Didier Ruedin et Dina Bader, Philippe Wanner (2015). "Les sans-papiers en Suisse en 2015." B,S,S. Volkswirtschaftliche Beratung, en coopération avec le SFM et l'Université de Genève. B,S,S.: Bâle.
  • Fibbi, Rosita and Jasmine Truong (2015). "Parental involvement and educational success in Kosovar families in Switzerland." Comparative Migration Studies, 3(13).
  • Van der Brug, Wouter, Gianni D’Amato, Didier Ruedin, and Joost Berkhout (2015). The Politicisation of Migration. Routledge.