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Iván Martín is an economist. He is a Adjunct Professor (Profesor Asociado) at the Pompeu Fabra University, where he teaches a course on Comparative International Labour Migration Policies in the Master in Migration Studies. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Policy Center for the New South and teaches at the Master in Global Affairs of the Université Mohamed VI Polytechnique in Morocco.

Between 2013 and 2016 he was Part-time Professor at the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) of the European University Institute in Florence, as well as member of the Expert Group on Economic Migration of the European Commission and Key Expert on Labour Migration providing External Technical Expertise on Migration to DG DEVCO of the European Commission (ETEM V Project). Formerly, he has been Senior Research Fellow at the Barcelona Centre for International Affairs-CIDOB (2014), where he was the scientific coordinator of a FP-7 project on Arab Youth; Associate Research Fellow at the Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales in Madrid (2008-2013); Research Administrator at the College of Europe, Natolin Campus, Poland (2010-2011); Director of the Socio-Economic Forum of Casa Árabe (Arab House) and its International Institute for Arab and Muslim World Studies in Spain (2006-2008); and Adjunct Professor at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (2002-2006). He has coordinated several international research projects and since 2010 he has worked as consultant and trainer on labour migration, youth employment and migration and development in Southern Mediterranean Countries, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America for the International Organization for Migration, the International Labour Organization, the European Commission (DG DEVCO and EU Delegation in Morocco), the European Training Foundation, the Anna Lindh Foundation for the Dialogue between Cultures, the EuroMed Migration project and the Union for the Mediterranean Secretariat, as well as AECID and the Swiss Development Cooperation.



  • Labour migration policies
  • European labour migration policies
  • Labour market integration of migrants
  • African migrations
  • Mediterranean migrations
  • EU external cooperation in the field of migration
  • Labour migration and employment policies in Mahgreb and Sub-Saharan African countries
  • Euro-Mediterranean relations and the European Neighbourhood Policy


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