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.



Training course for RSOS units staff for Jordanian Universities

A training course for the R-SOS units was held at the University of Al Zaytoonah University in Jordan under the supervision of the Union of Mediterranean Universities (UNIMED) with the participation of trainees from Yarmouk University, Zarqa University and Zaytouna University.

Donor Interest Fades in Scholarships for Refugees

This article is one of a three-part package about scholarships for Syrian refugees. Another article documents the continuing desire of Syrian youth to gain access to higher education and the obstacles they face. A “fact file” lists the major scholarship programs for refugees. Donor interest in Syrian youth who want higher education is weakening, and the supply of scholarships is lagging behind demand.

Avoinding fragmentation and searching for common ground partnerships: The RESCUE contribution at the UNIMED General Assembly

Higher Education Institutions are continuously playing a crucial role as social facilitator  and represent a space for dialogue and debate and can be identified as economic engines for the development of the country as well as the region. This is particularly true in some countries which are deeply affected by social, institutional and political crisis: […]

جامعة الزرقاء تشارك في ورشة عمل حول كيفية التعامل مع اللاجئين – Berlin Study Visit

الزرقاء 7 تشرين الاول (بترا) – شاركت جامعة الزرقاء في ورشة عمل تدريبية استضافتها جامعة برلين التقنية حول كيفية التعامل مع اللاجئين، نظمها اتحاد الجامعات المتوسطية.
وضم وفد جامعة الزرقاء، كلاً من عميد كلية العلوم التربوية الدكتور رضا المواضية، ومدير وحدة المشاريع الخارجية في جامعة الزرقاء الدكتور أشرف شقدان، والدكتور أشرف كنعان.


UNIMED, Mediterranean Universities Union, Italy
UNIROMA1, Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
TUB, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany
IAU, Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey
UB, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
USEK, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon
LU, Lebanese University, LU
UoD, University of Duhok, Iraq
DPU, Duhok Polytecnic University, Iraq
AArU, Association of Arab Universities, Jordan
YU, Yarmouk University, Jordan
ZUJ, Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Jordan
ZU, Zarqa University, Jordan