Delmi was established in  in November 2013 and commissioned, in accordance with its terms of reference (2013:102), to:

  • contribute with a more solid base for migration policy decisions and the structure of future migration policy;
  • increase the analysis and evaluation capacity in Sweden within the area of migration, as well as the possibilities to utilise relevant research results; and
  • contribute to the public debate by spreading knowledge and information on migration issues to the public, media and non-governmental organisations.