RESEARCH AND PROJECTS

The Centre’s research activities have been mainly financed from sources of the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (GA ČR), the Grant Agency of Charles University (GA UK), Technological Agency of the Czech Republic (TA ČR), the Ministry of the Interior, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, and other ministries. Researchers of the centreare also linked to a number of projects of international cooperation (e.g., funded by the European Commission, the International Organization for Migration and the International Labour Organization).

Current research projects 

Currently, the members of our team take part in the following research projects:

2018–2020 Technological Agency of the Czech Republic project: Managing migration with a special focus on Ukraine as a tool for reducing the workforce deficit and increasing the competitiveness of Czech industry

2018–2023 UNCE UK: Regions and places during intensive globalization: underlying forces and mechanisms of development

2019–2021 GA ČR Project: Sustainability of sanitation change in low- and middle-income countries

2018–2025 UNCE – University Centre of Excellence: Regions and places during intensive globalization: Underlying forces and mechanisms of development

2019–2021 Project GA ČR: Sustainability of sanitation change in low- and middle-income countries (No. 19-10396S)

2019–2021 Technological Agency of the Czech Republic project: Application of the contemporary research knowledge in political geography into teaching geography and social-scientific subjects at secondary schools

2018–2022 Technology Agency of the Czech Republic Project: Smart Migration (Mendel University)

2020–2022 Project GA UK: (Un)foreseen impacts of development aid on migration in selected regions in Ethiopia: qualitative comparative analysis

 

The main research areas of our team are: 

  1. Theoretical concepts
  2. Explanation of migration trends and projections for the future
  3. Undocumented migration and irregular economic activities of immigrants in Czechia
  4. Integration of immigrants
  5. Demographic and socio-economic aspects of international migration
  6. Spatial distribution of immigrants in Czechia
  7. Real and potential migration of inhabitants of Czechia
  8. Health aspects of migration
  9. Attitudes of majority towards immigrants and immigration
  10. Migration statistics
  11. Migration and integration policy
  12. Environmental migration
  13. Financial and social remittances