Helena Hahn

European Policy Centre (EPC)

European Union, Integration, Migration Governance


Main research interests

  • Global migration governance
  • The external dimension of EU migration policy
  • Migration and development
  • EU funding
  • Border security

Helena Hahn joined the EPC in May 2020. She is currently Policy Analyst within the European Diversity and Migration Programme. Her main interests include border management, EU migration cooperation with third countries, EU funding, climate-induced displacement as well as refugee integration policies.

She previously gained 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 (2019), 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 (2016).

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