International organisations in the field of refugees:



    United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

    More info.

  • United Nations

    United Nations

    United Nations information on refugees and migrants.

    More info.

  • #UN4RefugeesMigrants


    Information on Twitter about actions of the United Nations in terms of refuge and migration.

    More info.

Global agreements related to refugees and migrants:

Scholarships for refugees:

  • DAFI


    DAFI (Albert Einstein German Academic Refugee Initiative). United Nations scholarships for refugee students.

    More info.



    Educational and humanitarian project funded by the European Union (EU) to help Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians from host communities acquire access to higher education and vocational training through a set of scholarship programs.

    More info.

  • IERN


    Compilation of information about scholarships (European Resettlement Network).

    More info.

  • Refugee study

    Refugee study

    University Scholarships. Information portal about scholarships in universities of the United Kingdom.

    More info.



    Compilation of scholarships for refugees who are in host countries near the countries in conflict (UNCHR).

    More info.

  • We make scholars

    We make scholars

    UNHCR Grant Portal.

    More info.

Scholarships from other institutions:

  • Arden University

    Arden University

    Arden University Berlin offers scholarships to new international students applying for select undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at their Berlin Study Centre. The goal for these scholarships is to enable all Berlin students to form global networks. You can receive a maximum of ONE scholarship per programme you complete at Arden University, subject to you meeting our entry requirements, and that you provide all the supporting documentation requested.

    More info.

  • DAAD


    German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

    More info.

  • JISR


    Japanese Initiative for the future of Syrian Refugees (JISR): Scholarships for young Syrian refugees to study master’s degrees at Japanese universities.

    More info.

  • OLSP


    Open Learning Scholars Program: Arizona State University (ASU) and Abdulla Al Ghurair Foundation for Education (AGFE) offer scholarships to high-achieving disadvantaged Arab youth to obtain master’s degrees online.

    More info.

  • Scholars at Risk

    Scholars at Risk

    More info.

  • Windle Trust

    Windle Trust

    More info.

  • WUSC


    Student Refugee Programme. World University Service of Canada (WUSC).

    More info.

Information on university initiatives (scholarships, access to higher education, socio-economic integration, etc.) for refugee students:

  • Connecting Learning 4 refugees

    Connecting Learning 4 refugees

    (Connected Learning in Crisis Consortium)

    More info.

  • Good Practice Catalogue

    Good Practice Catalogue

    (inHERE project)

    More info.

  • Refugees Welcome Map

    Refugees Welcome Map

    (European University Association)

    More info.

Interesting information for students who want to access scholarships:

  • To keep in mind (UNHCR)

    To keep in mind (UNHCR)

    Considerations to be taken into account for refugee students who want to access scholarships in third countries.

    More info.

  • FAQs (UNHCR)

    FAQs (UNHCR)

    Frequently asked questions about access to scholarships in third countries.

    More info.

Online training for refugees who want to start or continue their university studies:

Interesting information for universities that want to conceive or are implementing scholarships for refugees:

  • Designing a scholarship (UNHCR)

    Designing a scholarship (UNHCR)

    Considerations regarding the design of scholarships.

    More info.

  • Protection considerations (UNHCR)

    Protection considerations (UNHCR)

    Considerations on issues related to the protection of refugees.

    More info.

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