In this course section we have introduced you to the topic of migration in Europe. You are aware of the fact that migration is not an issue of the 21 century but an ongoing phenomenon that has shaped the world as we know it today.

You learned that Europe has not always been characterized by an inflow of people but by a remarkable emigration to other parts of the world. You are aware of some historical aspects causing Europe to evolve to a major destination of immigrants from all over the world. Besides we have explained possible reasons for the European Migrant Crisis in 2015.

You have an overview about the most important facts and numbers.