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Welcoming Syrian Refugees to Ä°stanbul University: Improving Capacity and Knowledge Sharing

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Project "WESREF-IU" data sheet

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 Coordinator Country Turkey [TR]
 Project website
 Total cost 66˙875 €
 EC max contribution 66˙875 € (100%)
 Programme 1. H2020-EU.5.a. (Make scientific and technological careers attractive to young students, and forster sustainable interaction between schools, research institutions, industry and civil society organisations)
 Code Call H2020-SwafS-2017-1
 Funding Scheme CSA
 Starting year 2018
 Duration (year-month-day) from 2018-05-01   to  2019-06-30


Take a look of project's partnership.

# participants  country  role  EC contrib. [€] 
1    ISTANBUL UNIVERSITESI TR (ISTANBUL) coordinator 66˙875.00


 Project objective

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 students, and to assure their integration into the system. HEIs’ recognition and understanding of the refugee students, researchers would not only contribute to their access and participation to academy, job market, eventual success and empowerment but would further increase the awareness regarding their value and diversity in the society. Therefore. with the aim of increasing effective cooperation with science and society and pairing science with social awareness and responsibility the project oversees the inclusion and participation of refugee students and researchers to HES in Turkey through the piloting of specifically tailored support mechanisms, general staff trainings, good practice and knowledge sharing with increased communication and cooperation.


List of deliverables.
Website revision Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-11-28 17:30:38
Press Release & Announcements Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-11-06 13:06:43
Policy Report Documents, reports 2019-11-06 13:06:40
Article Documents, reports 2019-11-06 13:06:42
Info sheets Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-10-01 09:19:10
Announcement for the Orientation Program Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-10-01 09:19:11
Announcement for the Academic Language Support Websites, patent fillings, videos etc. 2019-10-01 09:19:09

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