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Opportunities For Students

Are you a displaced Syrian student looking for scholarships, online and language learning opportunities? PEER recognizes the importance of higher education for students affected by crises and strives to help you continue your studies. Click below to start browsing through the PEER database and find the right opportunity for you!

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Universities Connect

The crisis in Syria has created an academic emergency. Today there are over 200,000 university-aged Syrian students around the world whose education had been disrupted due to the conflict in their home country. Thousands seek the right opportunity to continue their studies in safe and welcoming higher education communities. Connect to PEER to feature your university’s opportunity on our website and learn more about our initiative.

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Organizations Connect

Organizations around the world are taking action to address the Syrian higher education emergency. Hundreds of organizations offer scholarships, online and language learning opportunities. If your organization is one of them or if you offer other services and resources for Syrian students,connect to the PEER community and learn more about our initiative.

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Latest News

Only an estimated 1% of the 65 million displaced persons have access to higher education. Considering this great need, IIE launched the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (IIE PEER) in March 2017. IIE PEER is a mobile-ready, low-bandwidth database which houses tertiary and non-degree opportunities for refugee and displaced students. Since its launch, IIE PEER has provided Syrian displaced students with reliable and up-to-date information on educational opportunities in a centralized location.

14 May, 2018

Originally published by InfoMigrants and reprinted with permission.

The International Organization for Migration is launching a project to prepare Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, and Turkey for resettlement in Europe. The Link It project hopes to overcome problems faced by migrants in integrating successfully in host countries.

20 April, 2018