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Common EU Policies on Authorised Immigration

The idea of 'Fortress Europe' has dominated debates on EU immigration policies from the 1990s to current concerns in the Mediterranean.



Georgia Mavrodi

European University Institute in Florence

However, this focus on security and illegal migration has obscured important developments in EU policy on authorised migration.

This Strategic Update analyses the construction of common EU policies that recognise the need for particular categories of international migrants. 

Read the Strategic Update:

 Common EU Policies on Authorised Immigration

About the author

Georgia Mavrodi is Researcher in the Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute in Florence. A graduate of the University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, the University of Bath, Humboldt University of Berlin and the EUI, she has taught at European and American Universities and held the Hannah Seeger Davis Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Hellenic Studies at Princeton University in 2011-2012. 

Biography from time of website publication.