Our main office is at the Scalabrini Centre building  in Commercial street, Cape Town. Our new branch at St.Patrick Centre at La Rochelle - Johannesburg south is also open.


An Africa where the human rights of people on the move are ensured and their dignity is promoted

What we do
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Who we are

Established in Cape Town, South Africa, in 2014 the Scalabrini Institute for Human Mobility in Africa (SIHMA) conducts research that contributes to the development of informed policies and promotes the rights and dignity of migrants and refugees in Africa.

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Our Misson

To conduct and disseminate research that contributes to the understanding of human mobility across Africa and informs policies that ensure the rights and dignity of migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.

Migration in Africa


June 2023 Press Review

Jun 01, 2023

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash International Belarus art festival could renew pressure on Poland’s border. Reuters, 01 June 2023 A visa waiver for participants of an art festival in Belarus in July could...