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IIE’s Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER) is an online clearinghouse providing displaced and refugee students with academic opportunities and resources. 

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In response to the world's global education emergencies, the Institute of International Education (IIE) supported by the Catalyst Foundation for Universal Education developed the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER), an online clearinghouse enabling displaced and refugee students to connect with educational opportunities so they may continue formal and informal higher education.

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Summary

In response to the world's global education emergencies, the Institute of International Education (IIE) supported by the Catalyst Foundation for Universal Education developed the Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (PEER), an online clearinghouse enabling displaced and refugee students to connect with educational opportunities so they may continue formal and informal higher education.

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A female student smiling.

History of PEER

While 37% of the world’s population is able to access higher education, only 7% of refugees are able to do so. In 2017, as a response to the world’s global education emergencies, the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Catalyst Foundation for Universal Education developed PEER.

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Does your organization or academic institution assist displaced and refugee students? If so, we invite you to contact our team at sei@iie.org to express interest in your opportunity added to our website. We thank you in advance for working with us to provide more opportunities to refugees and displaced students around the world.