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Beirut first partnership meeting

The Lebanese University will host the first partnership meeting of the Refugees Education Support in mena CoUntriEs – RESCUE project funded by the ERASMUS+ Capacity building for Higher Education programme of the European Union which will take place on 27 and 28 september 2017. Since its inception in early 2017, the project has made significant progress […]

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NEO staff field monitoring visit in Amman

On the 24th of August, 2017 NEO Staff headed by Dr. Ahmad Abu AlHaija, NEO Country Representative conducted a field monitoring visit to the CBHE Funded project: 573665-EPP-1-2016-1-IT-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP “REFUGEES EDUCATION SUPPORT IN MENA COUNTRIES” at Zarqa University with the presence of all local partner (Yarmouk University, Zarqa University and Al-Zaytoonah University, Association of Arab Universities). The […]

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When the Syrian war ends, what is the plan for HE? An UNIMED response on University World News

Special thanks go to Bahar Kavala from Istanbul Aydin University, Catalina Paredero from the University of Barcelona and Florian Bauer from Technische Universität Berlin for providing UNIMED with reliable statistics and insights for this article. Written by by Marco Di Donato and Raniero Chelli It was in 2015 that the Mediterranean Universities Union UNIMED – […]

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Insider knowledge: homegrown solutions for academic refugees. An UNIMED interview

If the risk of a “lost generation” of Syrian students and academics is to be avoided, universities in the region must be part of the solution. But these institutions – in Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey – lack the capacity to deal with the scale of the refugee crisis and, in any case, often face problems […]

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