Matthieu TARDIS

Chercheur au Centre migrations et citoyennetés de l'Ifri


Domaines d'expertise :

  • Politique européenne d'asile et d'immigration
  • Gouvernance mondiale des migrations
  • Accueil et intégration des réfugiés et des migrants en France
  • Acteurs des politiques d'asile et d'immigration (villes, associations, secteur privé ...)


Matthieu Tardis a rejoint le centre migrations et citoyennetés de l’Ifri en février 2015. Diplômé de l’Institut des hautes études européennes de Strasbourg, il a également étudié dans les universités de droit de Bordeaux et d’Oslo. Au sein d’une organisation française d’aide aux réfugiés, Matthieu Tardis a notamment contribué au renforcement de l’expertise sur les politiques d’immigration en France, en Europe ainsi qu’en Tunisie par le biais d’études et de projets européens et internationaux.

Ses axes de recherche comprennent l’asile, l’intégration et les migrations internationales ainsi que leurs impacts sur les politiques européennes.  

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Since 2015, refugee resettlement programmes have grown significantly in Europe becoming a key component of European asylum strategy. In 2017, Emmanuel Macron committed to resettle in France 10,000 refugees until the end of 2019. Refugees from Syria and Africa are increasingly welcome in small...


The “Global Compact for Safe, Orderly and Regular Migration” was adopted in Marrakesh on 10 and 11 December 2018, after 18 months of consultation and negotiation. It is presented as the first United Nations’ agreement on a comprehensive approach to international migration in all its aspects....


In the week following Trump’s election, Ifri published a study to identify the likely changes in U.S. foreign policy. From the outset, this election appeared as a change in the U.S.’ trajectory, with consequences on the power relations and functioning of the international system.


France’s current presidential campaign has created an unprecedented situation fuelled by revelations and a total absence of restraint, but it has not truly taken account of the disruptions of the last year: Brexit, the attempted coup in Turkey, the election of Donald Trump, the recapturing of...

By: Christophe BERTOSSI, Matthieu TARDIS, Patrick KLUGMAN, Georges DERTILIS, Catherine PERRON, Evelyne RIBERT, Philip RUDGE

Contrary to other immigration societies such as the United States, Canada or Australia, migrations is not a core element of European narratives on shared identity. Each country maintains a very particular understanding of his migratory past and on the extent to which it should become part of...


What will become of US foreign policy under Donald Trump? A selection of Ifri researchers has come together to offer their thoughts on this question. Our experts cover an array of topics through 14 contributions, ranging from the future Sino-American relations, through US engagement in the...


Movements of African people, being within their countries, on the continent or heading Europe, have numerous and ancient causes. The term “migration” covers a plurality of situations with many internal as well as international implications. Therefore, reasons to migrate deserve a careful...

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By: Matthieu TARDIS, interviewed by ICMC  

Smaller municipalities and rural areas can be places where refugees are welcomed and where they can integrate more easily. People living in rural areas are very proud of their towns and often make an effort to mobilize and include newcomers in their communities.