Jimy holds a master degree in Human Rights & Democratisation from the European Inter-University Centre in Venice and Lund University and a diploma degree (Mag.) in Social and Economic Sciences from the University of Vienna. She has specialized on international migration law and international labour law & human rights. She has also completed the postgraduate course SOQUA Vocational Qualification in the Social Sciences organized by the Institute for Social Research and Analysis (SORA), the Working Life Research Centre, (FORBA) and the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI).
Relevant experience and expertise:
At ICMPD Jimy was involved in several research projects on EU asylum policy, EU anti-trafficking policy and medical country of origin information. Currently she conducts research on harmonization, solidarity and responsibility sharing within the Common European Asylum System (CEASEVAL project, funded by the EC Horizon2020) and on the role of VET, skills and qualifications in complementary pathways for refugees (REF-VET, funded by CEDEFOP).
national and international asylum law, trafficking, intersection of asylum and trafficking, labour exploitation, human rights
Jimy Perumadan and Almut Bachinger (2017): Trafficked women and girls among asylum seekers in Austria. Fempower.
Alexandra König, Katharina Schaur, Jimy Perumadan (2016): Dividing, connecting, relocating: Emotions and journeys of embodiment in transnational space. In: Transnational Social Review
Martin Wagner et al. (2016): The implementation of the Common European Asylum System. European Parliament, Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
Alexandra König, Bernhard Perchinig, Jimy Perumadan, Katharina Schaur (2015): Country Report Austria. ITHACA Research Report N.1/2015. Florence: EUI.