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Education in Emergencies News Roundup: Feb 8-14, 2020

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. The African diaspora scholar - Living in a 'third space' from University World News Expanding

IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees & Asylees - Informational Webinar

The Institute of International Education 's (IIE) Student Emergency Initiatives (SEI) are pleased to announce that we will be administering a second round of the IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees and Asylees! Are you eligible? Answer these questions

IIE Student Emergency Initiatives – A 2019 Retrospective

From supporting the first IIE PEER Forum in NYC to the launch of the IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees & Asylees, and the Emergency Student Fund (ESF) for Bahamian students impacted by Hurricane Dorian, 2019 has been an eventful year for the IIE

IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees & Asylees - Informational Webinars

The Institute of International Education 's (IIE) Student Emergency Initiatives (SEI) are pleased to announce that we will be administering a second round of the IIE-Julia Stasch Scholarship for Refugees and Asylees! Are you eligible? Answer these questions

An Open Letter from a Displaced Syrian Student

My name is Ibrahim. I am a 29-year old Syrian who has been living in Germany for three and a half years now. I recently graduated from a master’s program in international economics and management at the University of Paderborn in Germany.

"There is Nothing More Valuable than an Education": Reflections from the IIE-UNESCO High-Level UNGA Side Event

With the United Nations 74th General Assembly in full swing across the street from the Institute of International Education's (IIE) NYC headquarters, the IIE office was the ideal setting for the unveiling UNESCO's new Qualifications Passport. As attendees from

Julia Stasch-IIE Scholarship for Refugees Information Sessions

The Institute of International Education 's Student Emergency Initiatives team is accepting applications for the Julia Stasch-IIE Scholarship for Refugees on a rolling basis. IIE SEI team members Nele Feldmann and Krikor Yeretzian will be hosting two

Developing rural Somalia with OLE's "Planet Learning"

The Open Learning Exchange (OLE) and Mogadishu University , Somalia’s premier institution of higher learning, have signed a three-year Partnership Agreement to establish Community Development Centers in at least 30 Somali villages within the next three years.

IIE PEER PREP Scholarship Award Ceremony in Mae Sot, Thailand

On June 24, IIE PEER PREP held a Bridge Scholarship award ceremony in Mae Sot, Thailand. The awards were given to displaced students who will be studying in Vietnam, Bangladesh, Hong Kong and Thailand. Every year some displaced students are selected to study

Open Learning Initiative Plus Program (OLIve-Plus) - Academic Year 2019-2020, Bard College Berlin

Photograph by Irina Stelea, Bard College Berlin. Higher Education Opportunity for Refugees Living in Germany Bard College Berlin is Hosting a Full-Time, 5-Month Preparatory Program for Refugee Students Wishing to Apply for a MA at Central European University,