Han Entzinger has been Professor of Migration and Integration Studies at Erasmus University Rotterdam since 2001. From 1986-2001 he held a similar chair at Utrecht University, and before that he worked inter alia for the Scientific Council for Government Policy (WRR), a think tank close to the Prime Minister of the Netherlands, and for the International Labour Office in Geneva.
He has published extensively on international migration, integration and multiculturalism and has consulted local and national governments and international organizations on these issues. He is the former president of the Research Committee on Migration of the International Sociological Association and the former president of the Board of Directors of IMISCOE, the major European network of migration research institutes. Currently, he is the deputy chair of the Scientific Committee of the Fundamental Rights Agency of the European Union in Vienna.