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School summer holidays in Europe vary considerably in length ranging from six to thirteen weeks, and the authors debate the pros and cons of long breaks versus shorter (more frrequent) periods of leave from school. Do students need long breaks because boredom stimulates their imagination, or will this reinforce inequality??
This website intends to serve as a starting point for anyone interested in information for refugees at universities in the State of Hessen, Germany. You will find information on: initiatives offered by the universities, studying at a German University, and 'HessenFonds for Refugees' (a scholarship programme).
The German branch of the network for researchers in Europe provides information for refugees who wish to study or research in Germany, including addresses and further advice on legal issues, funding.