The course focuses on the response of the Universities to the academic needs of refugees/migrants students and scholars and to the formation of good practices guidelines through the development of training modules addressed to voluntary sector working in the field with the specific population. Specifically, the project focuses on the processes required for the proper integration of refugees/migrants (students and scholars) in higher education as well as on their academic support after their acceptance/entrance in a University. In addition, it focuses on the psychosocial integration/support of refugees/migrants and their proper information on legal and health issues.
The course is the outcome of the Erasmus+ Programme call which has been updated to address issues around social cohesion, and the integration of refugees and migrants. Specifically, the integration of refugees/migrants becomes vital as “Europe needs more cohesive and inclusive societies which allow citizens to play an active role in democratic life.