About the Journal

The Quarterly on Refugee Problems – AWR Bulletin (QRP) is the official journal of the Association for the Study of the World Refugee Problem (AWR) for the dissemination of findings on migration issues. It fosters the global, interdisciplinary discourse between academics and practitioners to provide theoretical and practical answers to questions related to forced or voluntary migration.

QRP proudly looks back to publishing tradition dating back until 1954. Since 2022 the QRP is published as an open access, double-blind peer reviewed online journal in English language and hosted by the Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS). The regular due dates for the issues are March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15 of each year. Its predecessor was named “Integration” (1954-1962) and transferred into the “AWR Bulletin - Vierteljahresschrift für Flüchtlingsfragen/Revue triestrielle des problèmes des réfugiés/Quarterly on Refugee Problems/Rivista trimestrale sui problemi die rifugiati” (1963-2003 published by Wilhelm-Braumüller Verlagsbuchhandlung, Vienna; 2004-2012 published by Berliner Wissenschafts-Verlag, Berlin). 2013-2021 its publication was suspended.

QRP is published online and open access and is licensed under the Creative Commons "Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)". It fulfills the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) definition of open access and is listed in the respective directory.

Announcements

Call for Papers: International Conference "Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Humanitarian Pathways" (23-25/9/2024)

02/08/2024

The organizers announce a call for papers for the interntational conference "Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Humanitarian Pathways" (69th AWR Conference) at Friedensau Adventist University, Friedensau, Germany, 23-25/9/2024.

Read more about Call for Papers: International Conference "Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Humanitarian Pathways" (23-25/9/2024)

Current Issue

Vol. 62 No. 4 (2023): Quarterly on Refugee Problems - AWR Bulletin (QRP)
Cover of the Quarterly on Refugee Problems - AWR Bulletin, Volume 62, Number 4 of the year 2023

This issue of the QRP mainly summarizes contributions, discussions, findings and conclusions from the 68th International Conference of the Association for the World Refugee Problem (AWR) on the subject of “Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration: Transnational Skill Partnerships”. It was held at the Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt on 24-26 May 2023 and gathered expertise from science and practice, from receiving and sending States. Additionally it looks at the financial inclusion of forcibly displaced persons and comments on the legal fate of the Palestinian refugees in the light of the current war in the Gaza Strip.

Published: 12/15/2023
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