Radboud University Network on Migrant Inclusion (RUNOMI)

RUNOMI is an interfaculty network of more than 100 scholars working at Radboud University Nijmegen who believe in the major societal contribution of interdisciplinary scientific collaboration on issues concerning migrant inclusion. Members collaborate with internal and external partners in research, teaching and societal impact activities.  

RUNOMI was established in 2018 and members are affiliated with the Nijmegen School of Management, the faculties of Arts, Law, Social Sciences, Sciences, Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies and the Radboud University Medical Centre. 


Migrant working in a crucial sector

Migrants in the Front Line

An interdisciplinary team is examining both the effects that coronavirus measures are having on migrant workers who work in key sectors and the opportunities that the coronavirus crisis has offered for improving the protection of migrant workers.


HorizonEU grants for research projects into skilled migrants, climate action

Two new projects led by Radboud University will receive a Horizon Europe grant. The ACHIEVE project will look into individual, voluntary climate actions, while GS4S seeks to understand how skills shortages can be mitigated with skilled labor workers.

Tesseltje de Lange en Pascal Beckers voor Berchmanianum

Inhumane conditions surrounding migrant workers

An interdisciplinary study from RUNOMI on the effects of COVID-19 measures on migrant workers in the Dutch-German border region.

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RUNOMI is a bottom-up network of scholars at Radboud University. To ensure that all faculties are equally involved, RUNOMI has a steering group with representatives of each faculty that are meeting every two month to discuss all RUNOMI activities. The daily business of RUNOMI is coordinated by the core-team, consisting of three directors (education, research, societal impact), an officer and two student assistants. 


It is RUNOMI’s mission to increase awareness on campus and outside for issues of migrant inclusion. Our approach is to stimulate high quality research and teaching on migrant inclusion and to involve societal partners in those academic activities. RUNOMI strives to become a self-sustaining fundamental component of Radboud University and Radboud UMC. It is an interfaculty collaboration that is expanding its network, nationally and internationally, and seeking to make a structural and valuable contribution to the scientific and public debate.

We build upon a solid interfaculty community with partners and affiliates in the public and private sector to tackle ongoing societal challenges related to the inclusion of migrants – whilst also listening to the voices and stories of the excluded. RUNOMI is a close-knit network with a world-spanning approach.

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You can find a full overview of all RUNOMI members in our list.

See the list of RUNOMI members

Regular Membership 

Regular RUNOMI membership is reserved for scholars working at Radboud University with thematic interest in migrant inclusion studies. RUNOMI is proud to have over 90 regular members working at all faculties. For the full regular member list, see here. Interested in becoming a regular member? Then fill in this form. 

Associated Membership 

This membership is intended for scholars working on migrant inclusion issues, who are not - or no longer - working at Radboud University, but who would like to become or remain connected with RUNOMI. Associated Members will be listed on the website, will receive the RUNOMI newsletters and will be invited for RUNOMI events

Guest Researchers 

RUNOMI welcomes applications of guest researchers for short-term visits at Radboud University. We do not provide funding, but we can help interested candidates to connect to one of our regular RUNOMI members, who might be interested to act as host. Once accepted, guest researchers are expected to give a lecture as part of the RUNOMI research seminar series during their stay at Radboud University. Interested candidates are asked to fill in this form to provide us with relevant information about the intended work plan and names of RUNOMI members, who might act as host. 

In the spotlight

Portretfoto Tesseltje de Lange

Tesseltje de Lange

Specialised in migration and entrepreneurship and the economic integration of refugees.

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horizontale portretfoto Hanna Murray Carlsson

Hanna Carlsson

Her work focuses on how (local) welfare states respond to superdiverse populations.

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Digital inclusion of older migrants and low-literate people: What works?

RUNOMI annual congress 2024: Migrant inclusion in theory and practice