Legal  Notice

The Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration (MEDAM) is a three-year research and consultation project. It aims to identify and close the gaps in existing research and to develop specific recommendations for policy makers.

Research partners are the lead institute, the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW), the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) at the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), a think tank in Brussels.

MEDAM  is funded by the Stiftung Mercator.

Organization and Address

Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Mercator Dialogue on Asylum and Migration (MEDAM)
Kiellinie 66
24105 Kiel, Germany

Phone: +49 431 8814 – 1
Telefax: +49 431 8814 – 500

Authorised Representative

President: Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, Ph.D. , Phone: +49 431 8814-235


Responsible Supervisory Authority

Ministry of Education, Science and Cultural Affairs of the Land Schleswig-Holstein
Jensendamm 5,
24103 Kiel, Germany


Value Added Tax Identification Number

DE 251899169

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy is a foundation under public law of the federal state of Schleswig-Holstein.


Responsible for the content in accordance with the German Press Act

President: Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, Ph.D. , Phone: ++49 431 8814-235


Content of our Website

The content of this website has been carefully prepared and reviewed. However, we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness or quality of the information provided, or that it is up-to-date. Liability claims against the Kiel Institute in respect of material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information offered or by inaccurate or incomplete information are in principle ruled out provided that there is no provable culpable intent or gross negligence on the Association’s part.


We expressly reserve the right to alter, amend or delete parts of the site or the entire offering, or to cease publication, without prior notice.


References and Links

We are not responsible for the content, availability, correctness or accuracy of the linked sites or of the offerings, links or advertisements therein. It is not liable for illegal, incorrect or incomplete content or in particular for damages arising from the use or non-use of the information provided on linked sites.


The copyright for any material created by MEDAM is reserved. Any duplication or use of objects such as images, diagrams, sounds or texts in other electronic or printed publications is not permitted without our agreement.

This does not apply for official press releases of the public relations office and other materials offered for press coverage. Press releases and media kit elements are supposed to be used and duplicated numerously.

Detailed photo credits can be found here.

Legal validity

Should parts or individual forms of wording in this text not, no longer or not fully comply with applicable law, this does not affect the content or validity of the remaining parts of the document.

Social Media

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