With ongoing conflict engulfing both Syria and Iraq, the quality of higher education in both countries continues to suffer, resulting in substantial numbers of students seeking higher education elsewhere.
In collaboration with universities and partner organizations, the DAAD is developing various programs to promote integration of refugees at German universities.
Nearly 1.3 million people sought asylum in Europe in 2015 and the flow of refugees shows no signs of slowing. This webinar addresses the practical challenges – and benefits – of integrating the ever-increasing numbers of refugee students into European higher education communities.
Large numbers of individuals of all ages are fleeing conflict zones, and relocating in other bordering countries in search of a better future. Many bring with them competencies and skills acquired through studies and work experience in their country of origin and intend to seek opportunities to commence higher education, continue further studies and join the labour market.
During emergencies, contradictory information leads to inefficient allocation of resources. The web portal presents updated and agreed upon information to the entire humanitarian community.
Ensuring Quality Education for Young Syrian Refugees is a mapping exercise on quality education for young refugees from Syria (12-25 years). This report determines their needs and maps some of the services provided by various organizations since the beginning of the crisis in 2011, outlining gaps and challenges aw well as progress and successful initiatives.