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Opportunities For Students

Are you a 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

According to the UNHCR, only 1% of the 65 million forcibly displaced people enter or reenter higher education. Armed conflicts around the world have created academic emergencies leaving thousands of students seeking for opportunities to continue their higher education. Connect to PEER and feature your university’s opportunity to help displaced and refugee students or search the PEER university directory to identify other universities working in this field.

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Organizations Connect

Organizations around the world are taking action to assist students affected by crises. 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 displaced and refugee students, connect to the PEER community and learn more about our initiative, or search the PEER organization directory to identify other organizations working in this field.

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Latest News

Skaramangas refugee camp feels like a place that has been forgotten.  In a former Greek navy port under 20 kilometers from the city center of Athens, there are approximately 2,500 residents – Kurds, Iraqis, Syrians, and Afghanis – who step out each day of their container “caravan” homes and pass the time, waiting months if not years for an asylum interview and refugee status to be granted to them.  Their former identity, full of personal, professional, and national nuances, is gone.  Many first traversed the seas to Lesbos, Greece, after they fled their ho

02 August, 2018

Written by Nele Feldmann. Published on July 30, 2018. The Republic of Yemen was established on May 22, 1990 unifying the North and the South. While hopes for an economically prosperous, politically stable, and peaceful Yemen were high, political violence, including the assassination of former members of the Southern Socialist Party, gripped the country destroying the dreams of a peaceful transition to become one unified Yemen.

02 August, 2018