Integrating Syrians into Turkish Higher Education through Recognition of Qualifications (REFREC-TR)

Coordinator: Yasar University, UNESCO Chair on International Migration

Partners (Team members):

  1. Turkish Ministry of Interior, Izmir Directorate General of Migration Management (Izmir DGMM)
  2. Istanbul University
  3. Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT)

Duration: 10 months (December 2017-September 2018)

Aims;

  1. To develop a comprehensive, functional and tailor-made recognition tool for Turkish higher education concerning Syrians with documents that needs to be validated and more specifically Syrians without proper documents
  2. To publish a comparative research report and a guideline for Turkish higher education system by conducting an evidence-based academic research on how to better cope and integrate Syrians and prospective refugees into Turkish higher education systemFunded by: HOPES-MADAD Programme


Team

  1. Assist.Prof.Dr. Ayselin Yildiz: Project Coordinator, Yasar University
  2. Prof. Dr.Aysegul Komsuoglu, Senior Researcher, Istanbul University
  3. Assist.Prof.Dr.Arikan Acar, Senior Researcher, Yasar University
  4. Assoc.Prof.Dr.Huriye Toker, Senior Researcher, Yasar University
  5. Stig Arne Skjerven, Policy Expert/Advisor, NOKUT 
  6. Marina Malgina, Policy Expert/Advisor, NOKUT
  7. Einer Meier, Policy Expert/Advisor, NOKUT
  8. Tugba Uylas, Policy Practitioner, Izmir Directorate General Migration Management
  9. Selin Sivis, Junior Researcher, Yasar University
  10. Zeynep Ozde Atesok, Junior Researcher, Istanbul University

Recognition and equivalence application processes for those from countries with war, invasion, and annexation conditions (Council of Higher Education)

PROJECT INFO FOR PILOT TESTING INTERVIEWEES
(Turkish & Arabic)

LIST OF SELECTED PARTICIPANTS

APPLY TO TRAINING ON “QUALIFICATIONS PASSPORT FOR REFUGEES TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES”

TRAINING PROGRAMME

ANNOUNCEMENT