project . 2018 - 2019 . Closed

WESREF-IU

Welcoming Syrian Refugees to İstanbul University: Improving Capacity and Knowledge Sharing
Open Access mandate for Publications European Commission
  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 787248 Call for proposal: H2020-SwafS-2017-1
  • Funded under: H2020 | CSA Overall Budget: 66,875 EURFunder Contribution: 66,875 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 May 2018
    End Date
    30 Jun 2019
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
  • Open Access mandate
    Research Data: No
Description
With the flow of millions of Syrian refugees, Turkish higher education is facing the challenge of including ever growing numbers of refugee students to its system and preparing the system and institutions to their access, participation and inclusion. Although Turkey has taken crucial steps to provide refugees with access to higher education by revising and improving its legal framework, enrollment rates –which is above the world average of %1- are still low and needs further improvement along with the need to focus on their participation both educational and employment level. There is an apparent need to understand the multifaceted, complex needs of refugee stud...
Description
With the flow of millions of Syrian refugees, Turkish higher education is facing the challenge of including ever growing numbers of refugee students to its system and preparing the system and institutions to their access, participation and inclusion. Although Turkey has taken crucial steps to provide refugees with access to higher education by revising and improving its legal framework, enrollment rates –which is above the world average of %1- are still low and needs further improvement along with the need to focus on their participation both educational and employment level. There is an apparent need to understand the multifaceted, complex needs of refugee stud...
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