University of Amsterdam,Department of Sociology, Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 PO Box 15508 NL-1001, NA Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Jan C. Rath

BROAD-ER Principal Investigator, University of Amsterdam


Jan Rath is Professor of Urban Sociology in the Department of Sociology of the University of Amsterdam (UvA), researcher at the Center for Urban Studies and the Institute for Migration and Ethnic Studies (IMES) of the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) in the same university. He is also Research Fellow at the Migration Research Center (MiReKoc) at Koç University, Istanbul, Chair of Metropolis International, an associate of the World Economic Forum, and a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS) within the University of Oxford. He has been an advisor of a wide array of local, national and supranational governmental organizations and civic society institutions, including the European Commission (notably DG Enterprise and Industry), the OECD, the OSCE, and the United Nations (notably the IOM, UNHCR, UNCTAD, and the Population Division). For further details, go to