Niels Ike MA
|Education and Research Officer
6. Migration and Development
Niels Ike is a research assistant at UNU-MERIT, mainly focusing on the projects “MIGNEX” and “ADMIGOV”. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in Sociology at the University of Amsterdam in 2020, specialising in international migration and immigrant integration in the Netherlands. In 2021, he obtained his master’s degree in Sociology at the Erasmus University Rotterdam. His main research interest is European migration policy in general, and more specifically EU migration policy in relation to irregular migration. Other interests include the politics of crisis and securitisation. Niels is mainly specialised in qualitative methods (i.e. qualitative content analysis, discourse analysis).