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 or 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 Co-Design Workshop
World Receipe Exchange


Not Loud Enough Podcast
In collaboration with writer  Canan Marasligil


Diverse City Co-Design Workshop
Laaktheater, The Hague 


SKILL UP Co-Design Workshop
Bari, Italy


Design in the Middle Workshop
Maxxi Museum, Rome

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.