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 of the program.

Collaborations
Collaborations

Internal and external program networks.

2019 Report
2019 Report

Summary of the main results during 2019.

European projects
European projects

SMILE, Include Me, UNI(di)VERSITY…

Informative links
Informative links

UN documents, university initiatives for refugees, scholarship programs abroad…

Publications
Publications

Exhibition and other materials published in the framework of the program.

Previous context
Previous context

The beginnings of the current program and other actions to support refugees.

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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