we stand for asylum decisions based on evidence

researching case-specific information

we research vital information to support people fleeing war, violence, persecution and grave threats claim their right to protection.

producing new sources

we map pertinent information gaps and address these by publishing interviews with experienced individuals.

promoting better procedures

we gather data about the use and impact of evidence in asylum courts and advocate for better procedures and fairer decision-making.

our services

Asylos provides country of origin information research services to help lawyers and caseworkers support their clients through the refugee procedure.

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latest news

  • Research Request Form Re-Opened

    Our research request form re-opened on October 1st. Head to our resources page to make a request for bespoke research. Read more

  • Asylos incorporates in Germany

    Asylos is now legally incorporated in Germany as a gemeinnützige Unternehmergesellschaft, next to our existing status as Charitable Incorporated Organisation in England. Read more

  • Asylos is Looking for a Trustee with Fundraising Experience

    We are looking for a trustee with significant experience in fundraising to join our Board. This is an exciting opportunity to support Asylos’ development and to shape its work over the years to come. Application deadline: rolling. Read more

latest stories

  • A decade of Asylos

    At the occasion of Asylos' 10th anniversary, founding Trustee Nick Witney reflects on his involvement with Asylos and the need for our work. Read more

  • COI Research in the era of COVID-19

    What are the challenges faced by COI researchers and providers as a result of COVID-19? How are the principles of COI, and how is the process of research, challenged by COVID-19? Asylos members Misha Nayak-Oliver and Kristen Meagher outline individual and collective actions to overcome COVID-related challenges. Read more

  • Remembering Srebrenica

    Our Trustee Alexandra Dufresne explains why high-quality country of origin information is essential to protect the loved ones of those killed in mass atrocities, like the Srebrenica genocide. Read more