Helena Hahn

European Policy Centre (EPC)

Migration Governance, European Union, Integration


Main research interests

  • Global migration governance
  • The external dimension of EU migration policy
  • Migration and development
  • Border security
  • Migrant integration policies

Helena Hahn is Programme Assistant for the European Migration and Diversity Programme at the European Policy Centre. Her main interests include global migration governance, the external dimension of EU migration policy, migration and development as well as border security.

She previously gained professional experience at the Migration Policy Institute (MPI) in Washington, DC, the Brussels Mission of the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Vienna, Austria. Helena holds a Master in International Affairs (MIA) from the Graduate Institute in Geneva, where she focused on security studies, migration and urban policy. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in World Politics from Leiden University College The Hague and also participated in summer schools on migration in Sarajevo, Naples and Istanbul.

In MEDAM, Helena Hahn contributes to the EPC team’s work in providing policy analysis and research output.