EUA launches Refugees Welcome Map
The European University Association (EUA) has recently launched a "Refugees Welcome Map". The interactive map demonstrates how higher education institutions all over Europe are responding to the migration situation by engaging refugees and assisting them in continuing their studies, research and academic careers. The map currently contains data on more than 100 initiatives including universities’ efforts in offering bridging and language courses, providing information on study and employment opportunities, supporting refugees at local reception centres and organising cultural and integration activities.
The EUA says it hopes that "by showcasing the initiatives, they might serve as examples to others and even facilitate collaboration". The association will present the initial findings of the map in a webinar on 23 March 2016 at 14.00 CET. Representatives of featured universities and institutions will discuss the map and their individual initiatives.TOP