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.



Local Training – IT in Amman 8 – 9 May 2018

A two days training was conducted by Dr. Anja Wipper and Mr. Peer-Olaf Kalis from the Technischen Universität Berlin for the staff of the three Jordanian Universities Yarmouk University, Al- Zaytouna University and Zarqa University). The training took place at AARU’s premises in Amman during 8-9 May 2008.

Presenting RESCUE at the Third International Conference on Refugees in the Middle East

Under the Patronage of His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan Bin Talal, The Third International Conference on Refugees in the Middle East was organized by the Center for Refugee, Displaced and Forced Migration Studies at Yarmouk University under the title: (International Community, Opportunities and Challenges) in Amman during 14-15 March 2018…

Universities Pressured by the Threat/Challenge of Refugee Students

The issue of refugee students has currently turned into one of our major concerns. The institutional response remains unfortunately timid and fuzzy in front of this new challenge, hence our helplessness. The universities have so far tried to provide their own solutions to the problem. Yet, these are either limited or inadequate as these are often mere replica of previous decisions […]


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