Support program of the University of Barcelona for refugees and people from conflict areas

The Support program of the University of Barcelona for refugees and people from conflict areas, coordinated by the UB Solidarity Foundation, is based on the development of a human rights perspective, with two main fields of action:

Academic support and social integration:

Academic and educational support: There are scholarships that cover all tuition fees. The transition to University course is developed with the support of Barcelona City Council.

Accommodation.

Social integration with support for language learning and daily life issues. Students have the possibility to attend culture and language courses (in Catalan and Spanish). There are mentoring programs available.

Legal advice and psychological assistance.

Networking and cooperation:

– The UB collaborates with different countries in academic and research tasks, and can develop actions to alleviate the difficult circumstances faced by refugees.

– The UB organizes several activities aimed at civil society to inform, train and raise awareness on the refugee crisis, its causes, consequences, actors, etc.

PROGRAM BROCHURE

Main Actions

Main Actions

Description of the main actions carried out under the UB Support program for refugees.

Collaborations

Collaborations

Internal and external networks of the University of Barcelona that make the UB Support program possible.

Publications

Publications

Exhibition and other materials published in the framework of the UB Support program for refugees.

European projects

European projects

“Refugees Education Support in MENA countries” & “Higher Education Supporting Refugees in Europe”

Informative links

Informative links

United Nations documents, university initiatives for refugees, scholarship programs abroad…

2018 Report

2018 Report

Summary of the main results of the UB Support program for refugees during the year 2018.

Previous context

Previous context

The beginnings of the current program and other actions to support refugees, for example, in the 90s.

Recognition

Recognition

Prizes and other recognitions granted to the UB Support program for refugees.

For more information:

– about the activities of the Fundación Solidaritat UB: solidaritatub@ub.edu
– about the human rights situation: Observatori Solidaritat

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