Welcome to Rescue
Our main objective is to help Jordanian, Lebanese and Iraqi (Kurdistan Region) Universities in structuring an effective response to refugees crisis.
We do believe education is a human right to be guaranteed to all people and our effort is directed toward it.
By creating the Refugee Student Operational Support Unit – R-SOS we will provide local Universities a fundamental tool in order to structure specific services supporting the refugee students in resuming their academic or training path.
On July 1st, 2019, the UoD R-SOS unit has successfully conducted the first pilot course at the R-SOS Lab at UoD. Ms. Soleen Alsofi, an UoD qualified Lecturers at the College of Engineering has started performing her first course on How to Write a Curriculum Vitae, for our refugee and local students at the R-SOS […]
The Secretary General of the Amman based Association of the Arab Universities (AARU) Omar Salamah estimated the number of Syrian refugee students enrolled in the Jordanian universities in the 2018-2019 academic year at around 6,700, majoring in different scientific fields. Salamah said in a statement issued recently that the AARU has carried out a special […]
The Other 1 Percent – Refugees at Institutions for Higher Education Worldwide: the RESCUE participation
On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2019, the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR) organized an international expert conference on refugee students in higher education titled “The Other 1 Percent – Refugees at Institutions for Higher Education Worldwide”. RESCUE has been represented with […]
On the 10th and 11th of June, the staff of the R-SOS Unit from the Lebanese University, the University of Duhok and the Lebanese International University participated in a study visit in Italy to discuss the integration of Refugees in the European society, and Italy in particular. In the first day of the visit, the participants from […]
A tangible effort towards refugees and local deprived communities: the daily commitment of UNIMED RESCUE Universities members
Over 250 hours of training and more than 50 administrative staff trained by EU partners. 8 Rescue support Units operational in Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq. More than 20 crash courses performed for the benefit of local communities, refugees and IDPs students. Ongoing cooperation in the region with relevant stakeholders such as UNHCR and DAAD. This […]