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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 70.8 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

Each week, we feature some of the key news stories concerning the intersection of higher education and the refugee crisis. Click the links below to access each story. 

03 July, 2020

The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona is offering one research position for refugee or displaced person belonging to the academic and research community, with experience in areas of knowledge directly applicable to the prevention of violent extremism, peace building, and/or gender studies. 

For more information on research options existing at the UAB, you can consult this page.

 

Funding

The scholarships will cover the following items:

02 July, 2020