Research Affiliate at COMPAS, University of Oxford and Head of the Migration Department, German Centre for Integration and Migration Research

Franck Düvell has been an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at COMPAS, primarily working on projects in the Flows and Dynamics, Citizenship and Belonging, and Welfare clusters. He has taken up position as head of the migration department at the German Centre for Integration and Migration Research (DeZIM) in Berlin.

He has a PhD in Sociology, and was contract senior researcher at the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD), researcher at SEO Amsterdam and Nicolaas Witsen Foundation, research fellow at the European University Institute, Florence and the University of Exeter and lecturer in sociology, geography and political science at the University of Bremen.

Franck has worked on irregular immigration, refugees, highly skilled migrants and diverse aspects of migration politics and management on national, EU and international level. He also works closely with migrants and refugee rights agencies all over Europe. Currently his projects include work on regional migration orders and on transnational families.


  • –present
    Associate Professor and Senior Researcher, COMPAS, University of Oxford