Jill Ahrens

Jill is the Scientific Project Manager and also contributing to WP1 (Foundations: Theories, concepts, categories and indicators) and WP5 (Irregular Migration Flows)
Jill Ahrens is a Scientific Project Manager and Post-Doctoral Researcher in the Department for Migration and Globalisation at the University for Continuing Education Krems. She completed her PhD in Geography at the University of Sussex, for which she conducted research into the onward migrations of Nigerians towards, within and beyond Europe. At the Sussex Centre for Migration Research, Jill was involved in several projects, such as the Migrations between Africa and Europe (MAFE) longitudinal survey and , as well as two projects about international student mobility. Previously, Jill held a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Utrecht University, focusing on the mobilities of students and staff at international branch campuses in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). She has held other visiting positions at universities in Germany, Norway, Portugal and the UAE. Her broad research interests include youth, skills and employment; the interactions between integration and transnationalism; migration and development; and onward migration.

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