Throughout the year numerous IMISCOE events are organised, in the context of research clusters, publication events, PhD training, etc. The most important item on the annual agenda of IMISCOE is the Annual Conference, which has been organised every year since 2004 by one of IMISCOE's member institutes. In 2019 the 16th Annual Conference took place in Malmö, Sweden. In 2021 the 17th Annual Conference will be held in Luxembourg.

Another annual event is the Spring Conference.

Besides the IMISCOE annual conferences, various events are organised throughout the year. At least once a year a smaller academic seminar is organised by one of the IMISCOE member institutes. In addition, numerous events are organised by the various Research Groups and Standing Committees.

18-19 February 2016, AMIS, Copenhagen
Measures of Control: Managing Migration in the 21st Century
Call for Papers: Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) and IMISCOE jointly organize a conference on controlling migration, University of Copenhagen, 18-19. February 2016.

2-4 July, 2018, Barcelona
Europe, migrations and the Mediterranean: human mobilities and intercultural challenges
The Mediterranean lies at the heart of migration studies in Europe and, currently, it is a focal point of large-scale human displacement. This is both a global and a local challenge with major effects on origin and destination countries in terms of...

June 28-30, 2017, Rotterdam
Migration, Diversity and the City
Cities are often the main ports of entry for migration and the location where migration-related diversity is manifested most prominently.

June 30-July 2, 2016, Prague
Migration and Development
Organized by the Geographic Migration Centre (GEOMIGRACE) at Charles University in Prague.

June 25-27, 2015, Geneva
Rights, Democracy and Migration – Challenges and Opportunities
Organised by the Institute for Demographic and Life Course Studies (University of Geneva) , the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies (University of Neuchâtel) and the nccr – on the move . The conference was held on the occasion of the 20th...

29-30 January 2015, EUI, Florence
Is Europe becoming more mobile during the economic crisis or is European mobility in crisis?
EUI and IMISCOE are jointly organizing an event on " Mobility in Crisis: Is Europe becoming more mobile during the economic crisis or is European mobility in crisis? ". This event is to take place on 29-30 January 2015 at the European University...

August 27-29, 2014, Madrid
Immigration, Social Cohesion and Social Innovation
Organised by the IMISCOE partner IEUM in Madrid. This year's conference attracted a record number of participants: 375.