Franck Düvell Research Affiliate & Former Staff

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Franck Düvell is the Head of the Migration Department at the German Centre for Integration and Migration Research (DeZIM). Previously he was an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at COMPAS.

Franck has worked on irregular immigration, highly skilled migrants, health issues, and aspects of migration politics and management on EU and international level. He also works closely with migrants and refugee rights agencies all over Europe. Previous projects include work on east west migration and transit migration through Turkey and Ukraine.

Can we measure irregular migration? – IOM Global Migration Data Analysis Centre interview with Franck Düvell

Can we measure irregular migration? from IOM GMDAC on Vimeo.


Unravelling Europe’s ‘migration crisis’

Heaven Crawley, Franck Düvell, Katharine Jones, Simon McMahon and Nando Sigona

Book Chapters

Edited Books

Transit Migration in Europe

Franck Düvell, Michael Collyer, Irina Molodikova

Journal Articles

Who Counts in Crises? The New Geopolitics of International Migration and Refugee Governance

William Allen, Bridget Anderson, Nicholas Van Hear, Madeleine Sumption, Franck Düvell, Lena Rose, Jennifer Hough, Rachel Humphris, and Sarah Walker

Editor’s Note

Franck Düvell

Critical Approaches to Transit Migration

Franck Düvell, Michael Collyer, Hein de Haas


Franck Düvell, Anna Triandafyllidou, Dita Vogel

Ethical Issues in Irregular Migration Research in Europe

Franck Düvell, Bastian Vollmer, Anna Triandafyllidou

Special Issues


Working Papers

Other Publications

Research Brief

Understanding the dynamics of migration to Greece and the EU: Drivers, decisions and destinations

Heaven Crawley, Franck Duvell, Katharine Jones and Dimitris Skleparis

Research Brief

Unpacking a Rapidly Changing Scenario

Heaven Crawley, Franck Duvell, Nando Sigona, Simon McMahon, Katharine Jones


Does Immigration Enforcement Matter (DIEM)?

Franck Düvell, Iryna Lapshyna and Myriam Cherti | November 2013 - July 2017

Fundamental rights situation of irregular immigrants in the European Union (FRIM)

Franck Düvell and Bastian Vollmer | December 2009 – March 2011

Unravelling the Mediterranean Migration Crisis (MEDMIG)

Franck Düvell | Sep 2015 - Aug 2016