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Rossen Koroutchev


The manuscript analyzes the current refugee’s crisis in Europe and the situation of the Syrian refugees in Syria’s neighboring countries such as Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey. The presented comparative analysis between the first instance decisions in asylum policies of several European countries is accompanied by additional statistics of the refugee’s influx. Several suggestions related to the necessary measures to be taken in short and long term in order to ensure more sustainable migration patterns are discussed in detail.


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Koroutchev, R. . (2020). THE SYRIAN REFUGEE CRISIS IN EUROPE. Journal of Liberty and International Affairs, 1(supp. 1), 26-37. Retrieved from
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Rossen Koroutchev, Taller de Estudios Mediterraneos, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain

Rossen Koroutchev was born in 1984 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is a Master Fellow in Geography and International Relations from Universidad Autonoma de Madrid (UAM), Spain, where in 2014 he defended his PhD thesis about the European Return and Cyclic Migration. In 2011 Rossen Korouchev has been awarded by a Fellowship of Excellence from the Swiss Government to make research at the Institute of Geography, University of Bern. In 2014 he has been awarded by an Erasmus Mundus Postdoctoral Fellowship to perform research on Migration and Development at the Tbilisi State University, Georgia. Since the fall of 2015, Rossen Koroutchev is a Research Associate Scientist at the Group of Mediterranean Studies, UAM, Spain. His current research interests are focused on the European Migration and Border crisis.

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