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The research reports serve to publish results from the larger research projects of the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.

Titelbild Forschungsbericht 30

4 February 2018 IAB-BAMF-SOEP Refugee Survey 2016: study design, field results and analyses of school and vocational qualifications, language knowledge and cognitive potential

Research Report 30 reports detailed information on refugees from the survey that was carried out in 2016 among a total of roughly 4,800 respondents, which was drawn up by the cooperation partners involved as part of the major study entitled "IAB-BAMF-SOEP Refugee Survey". The topics in the report focus on refugees’ linguistic potential and schooling, as well as on methodical aspects.

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15 November 2016 IAB-BAMF-SOEP Refugee Survey: overview and first results

Research report 29 reports information from the survey among 2,349 displaced persons from the IAB-BAMF-SOEP survey of displaced persons. Adult displaced persons were interviewed who entered Germany between 1 January 2013 and 31 January 2016 and filed an asylum application, as well as the members of their households.

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20 October 2016 Asylum – and afterwards? The life situation of persons entitled to asylum and recognised refugees in Germany

The BAMF Study on Refugees 2014 addresses persons entitled to asylum (pursuant to Article 16a of the German Basic Law) and recognised refugees (pursuant to Section 3 subsection 1 of the German Asylum Act) from Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Iran, Sri Lanka and Syria. A large part of asylum seekers who arrived in Germany in the past ten years came from these six countries of origin. The respondents are aged between 18 and 69, and received their status in the asylum procedure between 2008 and 2012.

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5 October 2016 The EU Blue Card in Germany

The Federal Office’s Research Centre has analysed holders of the EU Blue Card in Germany with regard to the training which they have received, their search for work, their prospects to remain and integration. The research report analyses the results of the 4,340 responses that were received.

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22 September 2015 The potential for migration from India

Migration to Germany from India has become more significant, both in media terms and politically, since the 2000s, particularly with regard to (managed) migration by qualified and highly-qualified specialists. The study (Research Report 26) discusses current migration potential from India to Germany. To this end, a variety of developments are analysed in India as a country of origin, as are international migration movements to other destination regions, as well as characteristics and trends in migration to Germany.

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21 August 2015 Ten years of Migration Advisory Service for Adult Immigrants (MBE)

Research Report 25 addresses the results of a telephone survey that was carried out in 2014 among 1,254 MBE counselling clients regarding their experience with the advisory service offered within the MBE system. Additionally, twelve qualitative expert interviews were carried out with MBE counsellors to complement the results.

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5 December 2014 Immigration from the new EU member states Bulgaria and Romania

For the first time, in the Research Report 24, immigration from Bulgaria and Romania is studied in detail based on an analysis of the relevant facts and figures. One of the main areas covered is how migration between the EU member states has developed over the course of the economic and financial crisis and as the labour market has been opened up.

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30 June 2014 Employment of foreign graduates of German higher education institutions

On the basis of an analysis of primary data, Research Report 23 "Employment of foreign graduates of German higher education institutions" analyses the employment situation of foreign graduates of German higher education institutions, as well as their socio-economic and educational characteristics and their assessments of their stay in Germany.

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4 March 2014 Gender roles among Germans and Immigrants of Christian and Muslim religious affiliation

Gender equality is a deeply entrenched value, both for Muslims and for Christians. This is shown by Research Report 21, which contains a detailed investigation of attitudes towards gender roles as well as of active gender roles among Germans and Immigrants of Christian and Muslim religious affiliation. Christians and Muslims from a variety of countries of origin were surveyed on this topic.

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4 March 2014 The integration of immigrating spouses in Germany

Spousal reunification has been a major path for migration to Germany for third-country nationals for many years. Now for the first time Research Report 22 provides us for the first time with reliable information on the circumstances of spouses who have moved to Germany in the first years after their arrival. The analyses are based on 2,497 interviews with women and men who came to Germany from a variety of countries of origin between 2005 and 2012.

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