Transnational Migration, Citizenship and the Circulation of Rights and Responsibilities (TRANSMIC)

Ph.D. projects


Circular migration from the Eastern partnership countries to the EU: The rights of migrant workers in Bulgaria and Poland

(ESR1; Maastricht University – Zvezda Vankova)


The external dimension of EU social security coordination: Case studies on India, Turkey and the US

(ESR2; Maastricht University – Pauline Melin)


Formal and informal social security provisions between African migrants in Europe and their network of relations at home

(ESR3; Maastricht University – Ester Serra Mingot)


Entrepreneurship and Migration

(ESR 4; Maastricht University – Clotilde Mahé)


Emerging transnational educational spaces: Mobility of tertiary students between Asia and the EU

(ESR 5; University of Tampere – Hanwei Li)


The legal and policy relevance of EU mobility partnerships: A comparative study of Morocco and Cape Verde

(ESR 6; University of Minho – Fanny Tittel-Mosser)


Formal and informal social welfare provisions between Latin American migrants in Europe and their network of relations at home

(ESR 7; University of Aix-Marseille – Polina Palash)


The challenges of double nationality for circular migration: The examples of Spain and Sri Lanka

(ESR 8; University of Liège – Luuk van der Baaren)


Changing modes of citizenship in migrant-sending countries: the link between new forms of quasi-citizenship and return migration

(ESR 10; CEPS – Ngo Chun Luk)


Migration as a Translocal Process in EU’s Eastern Neighbourhood

(ESR 12; University of Warsaw – Olga Cojocaru)