Migrationlab co-creates opportunities with and for migrants, refugees and locals to meet, interact, inspire each other and collaborate in cities across Europe and beyond. 

Through the transformation of urban spaces to public living rooms, co-design, participatory and creative activities, storytelling and art, Migrationlab re-imagines how to acknowledge, communicate with, and relate to each other in public space and at work. 

Using the methodology we developed in different European contexts, we also co-create spaces of encounter and collaboration and facilitate a participatory process for stakeholders and employees to be able to work on complex topics such as diversity, inclusion, social cohesion, migration, culture, social entrepreneurship.


Since our start late 2014, we have been running projects in:

Find more details here.


Migrationlab at Hello Europe EU Migration Policy Summit by Ashoka

Migrationlab in Alice Rawsthorn's latest book "Design as an Attitude" 

 We are thrilled to be included in   Design as an Attitude   as one of the most exciting innovations in social design that responds to the refugee crisis (pag. 138 and 167).  Design as an attitude  is the latest book of one of the world’s leading design and culture commentators, London-based critic and New York Times contributor  Alice Rawsthorn . The book explains how design is responding to an age of intense economic, political, and ecological instability by exploring the most dynamic developments in contemporary design and assessing their impact on our lives now and in the future.

We are thrilled to be included in Design as an Attitude as one of the most exciting innovations in social design that responds to the refugee crisis (pag. 138 and 167). Design as an attitude is the latest book of one of the world’s leading design and culture commentators, London-based critic and New York Times contributor Alice Rawsthorn. The book explains how design is responding to an age of intense economic, political, and ecological instability by exploring the most dynamic developments in contemporary design and assessing their impact on our lives now and in the future.

 Migrationlab joined the Hello Europe Policy Accelerator Group, following our participation to the first  Ashoka EU Migration Policy Summit  in Brussels earlier this June. The aim is to develop specific recommendations for EU policy makers together with citizen sector leaders as well as other key stakeholders involved in migration, integration and refugee movements who took part in and worked together during the conference in Brussels. We'll be sharing more news in the following months, stay tuned!

Migrationlab joined the Hello Europe Policy Accelerator Group, following our participation to the first Ashoka EU Migration Policy Summit in Brussels earlier this June. The aim is to develop specific recommendations for EU policy makers together with citizen sector leaders as well as other key stakeholders involved in migration, integration and refugee movements who took part in and worked together during the conference in Brussels. We'll be sharing more news in the following months, stay tuned!

 

Discover how we improved the social relationships between migrant, refugee and local communities in The Netherlands and how Migrationlab grew as an organization.

The activities were possible thanks to the European Cultural Foundation (ECF) and ECF Idea Camp R&D Grant. You can access the report online and download it in PDF.



 

 

A new participatory European Network for local actors of change. 

The programme is implemented by MitOst in cooperation with Stiftung Mercator, Robert Bosch Stiftung and the European Cultural Foundation.