Nicole Wichmann is a project manager at the Swiss Forum for Migration and Population Studies (SFM). She is an expert on integration policies in Switzerland and on the europeanisation of immigration policies. She has authored a number of studies, book contributions and articles on integration policies in different cantons and in Switzerland. In 2011 she was the principle investigator of the project on the implementation of migration policies in federal Switzerland which was published by the Federal Commission on Migration. During her PhD she worked on an FP6 funded project on the external dimension of the EU’s justice and home affairs policies.