Education: holds a university degree in Political Science with a focus on European Integration, the Political System of the European Union and the Austrian Political System at the University of Vienna.
Relevant experience and expertise: At ICMPD he has coordinated and worked in several EU and national funded projects in the area of migration, migration management and integration. His work has focused on comparative studies and publications in the areas of immigration, irregular migration, human smuggling, integration, asylum and migration policy development in the national and European context. Moreover, he works as main researcher for the ICMPD secretariat of the Budapest Process, a consultative forum of more than 50 Governments and 10 international organisations, aiming at developing comprehensive and sustainable migration management systems in the wider European context.
Martin Hofmann is a member of the Network of Excellence International Migration, Integration and Social Cohesion (IMISCOE), funded by the EC under the 6 Framework Programme; since 2005 lecturer at the Danube University Krems; and since 2007 lecturer at Vienna University.
Research interests: Migration Policy, Irregular Migration, Integration, Migration and the European Union