European Migration Network has been operating since 2008 with the purpose of providing updated, reliable and comparable information on migration and asylum both on the EU and the national levels. By publishing surveys, reports, analyses, leaflets, brochures etc. European Migration Network is designed for policy makers on the European and national level, and informs the broader public on its objectives and activities. European Migration Network cooperates with various actors in the area of migration and asylum such as EU institutions (European Parliament), EU agencies (Frontex, EASO, FRA, Eurostat), various EU committees (European Social and Economic Council, Regional Council) and different international as well as non-governmental organisations (IOM, UNHCR, OECD, World Bank, etc.). Since 2008 European Migration Network has published over 5000 documents dealing with various aspects of migration problems such as: illegal migration, human trafficking, management of irregular migration flows, return policy and reintegration of third country nationals, provision of international protection and protection of vulnerable groups, access to labour market of third country nationals, mobility of foreign researchers, studnets and family members of third country nationals, visa policy, trans-border police cooperation etc. The majority of documents are available on the website European Migration Network as well on this website at domain Publication/News.

European Migration Network includes the members of the European Commission, Directorate General for Home Affairs and Migration (DG Home Affairs and Migration) and National Contact Points of the Member States and Norway.