Latest project

MAGYC : Migration Governance and Asylum Crises

Latest publication

The State of Environmental Migration 2018

Latest event

The Hugo observatory becomes a UNFCCC Permanent observer

The Hugo Observatory is a research centre devoted to the study of the interactions between environmental changes, human migration, and politics. The Observatory is  hosted  at the SPHERES Research Unit of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Liège. It is a young and dynamic structure, involved in different international research projects and policy processes. It conducts both theoretical and empirical, field research and puts a high value on collective and collaborative work.

Our projects


A Horizon 2020 project on migration governance and asylum crises.


A BELSPO-funded project focused on migration for adaptation.


A Horizon 2020 partnership on Environmental Diplomacy and Geopolitics.


A research project on migration, transformation and sustainability.

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