Lukas Mellinger

Lukas Mellinger

Research and Development Specialist

Department Fachbereich Geographie und Raumplanung
Postadresse Université du Luxembourg
Maison des Sciences Humaines
11, Porte des Sciences
L-4366 Esch-sur-Alzette
Büroadresse MSH, E02 25-340
Telefon (+352) 46 66 44 5981

Lukas Mellinger joined the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning of the University of Luxembourg in October 2020. Since January 2022, he works as a research specialist for the National Contact Point Luxembourg of the European Migration Network (EMN Luxembourg). He holds a Master’s degree in Border Studies from the joint program of the University of Luxembourg, Université de Lorraine, Saarland University, and Technische Universität Kaiserslautern. During his Bachelor’s degree he studied politics of the Near and Middle East at the University of Marburg and Cairo University.

Research Interests

  • Migration
  • Asylum
  • Integration
  • Border Studies

Last updated on: Freitag, den 28. Januar 2022


  • 2018 - 2020: M.A. Border Studies (University of Luxembourg, Université de Lorraine, Universität des Saarlandes, TU Kaiserslautern)
  • 2014 - 2018: B.A. Oriental Studies, with a focus on politics of the Near and Middle East (University of Marburg, Ain Shams University, Cairo University)

Professional Experience

  • Since 2022: Research and Development Specialist, European Migration Network National Contact Point Luxembourg (EMN Luxembourg)
  • 2020 - 2022: Doctoral researcher at the Department of Geography and Spatial Planning, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Birte Nienaber

Last updated on: 28 Jan 2022

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See detailAnnual Report on Migration and Asylum Part 1 2021 Luxembourg
Holzapfel, Nicole; Mellinger, Lukas; Sommarribas, Adolfo; Hallack, Florence; Nienaber, Birte

Report (2022)

See detailTemporary Protection in the EU - State of Play
Mellinger, Lukas; Sommarribas, Adolfo

Report (2022)

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