Border Management and Migration Controls: Hungary Report

Daniel Gyollai, Umut Korkut

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report gives an overview of the major developments of the Hungarian border and migration control policy, the subsequent practices and dominant political narratives focusing mainly, but not exclusively, on the past five-year period. It will discuss the role of actors involved in migration governance, the cooperation among them and with international stakeholders. In terms of sources, the report relies on the relevant academic literature, legislation, policy reports, research reports and reviews by NGOs and EU institutions, as well as qualitative interviews conducted with public and third sector stakeholders. The qualitative content analysis predominantly draws on the Prime Minister’s speeches on themes related to borders, migration, security, and the future of Europe available at the Prime Minister’s Office website.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodyEuropean Commission
Number of pages53
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameGlobal Migration: Consequences and Responses


  • border managment
  • migration control
  • asylum policy
  • Hungary
  • Frontex
  • Schengen Borders


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