What Germany can learn from Canada's immigration and integration policy


By Stephan Sievert, Manuel Slupina, Reiner Klingholz

In order to mitigate the negative consequences of its demographic development, Germany will have to attract more immigrants in the future. Non-EU countries are likely to become significant countries of origin as the demographic situation in many EU member states is similar to that of Germany. The study examines Canada’s experiences – which has traditionally been a country of immigration – with regards to immigration and integration management and derives recommendations for policy-makers in Germany.


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Here you can find the complete study as a PDF.


The study was supported by the Robert Bosch Stiftung.

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