NRP 39 "Migration and Intercultural Relations"

​The aim of the National Research Programme "Migration and Intercultural Relations" (NRP 39) is to achieve a better understanding of migration phenomena and intercultural relations. To this end, research will be carried out into the dynamics of migration processes, the associated social, economic and political consequences and the options for political control on a national and international plane.

Facts & figures
Overall fundingCHF 8'000'000
​President of expertsWerner Haug
​​Direction of programme​Kurt Imhof, Rosita Fibbi
​End of research2000

The expected results include decision-making documents for the political authorities, assistance for social workers responsible for migrants and the opening-up of a more objective public debate on migration.


H.-R. Wicker, R. Fibbi, W. Haug (Hrsg.), Migration und die Schweiz, Seismo-Verlag, Zürich 2003