Introduction to International Migration

Produced by: WissensWerte

Subject: Citizenship Geography History

Topics/keywords: Asylum seeker Citizenship Geography Humanitarian response

Age range: KS3 (ages 11–14) KS4 (ages 14–16)


This 8-minute introduction to International Migration gives an overview of the history of migration, keywords and push and pull factors in the context of the European Union. Recommended as a starter activity in lessons or as part of a unit about migration in Geography/History/Citizenship. Be aware that this video was produced in 2011 and some of the statistics are dated.

From Joern Barkemeyer and Jan Kuenzl

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