Language support for refugees
The Refugee Phrasebook was started by volunteers to provide sets of relevant phrases in different languages, including German and English.
Refugee Guide - Welcome to Germany
This guide offers first orientation to refugees arriving in Germany, it was financed and organised by volunteers to provide neutral information. Translated into many languages, e.g. English, Frrench, Arabic, Pashtu.
Philipp Schwartz Initiative for researchers at risk: stipends for German institutions
The Humboldt Foundation, together with the Federal Foreign Office and diverse foundations, offers stipends to German institutions wishing to host a researcher who is threatened by war or persecution in his or her country. Researchers will be granted full-time placements for 24 months to continue their work in a German Institution, extended funding is possible. This initially temporary programme was placed on a [...]
Situation and integration of refugees in Germany : focus on education
Integrating Refugees and Asylum Seekers into the German Economy and Society: Empirical Evidence and Policy Objectives
Since 2013, Germany has experienced a high intake of refugees and asylum seekers compared to other countries in Europe. To provide insights into the integration process, the report analyzes a new dataset derived from a survey conducted by the German Institute for Employment Research (IAB), the German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF), and the Socioeconomic Panel at the German Institute for [...]
ReGES - Refugees in the German Educational System
A longitudinal study investigating the long-term integration of refugees into the German education system.
Integrating asylum seekers and refugees into higher education in Europe: national policies and measures
In recent years,a large number of refugees and asylum seekers have entered European countries and many wish to enrol in higher education. The document presents national policies and measures regarding access to higher education - even in cases where it is not possible to certify a qualification -and other means of support, e.g. mental health programmes.
DJI Impulse Special English Edition 2014: Living and surviving- The problems faced by young refugees in Germany.
Impulse, the bulletin of the German Youth Institute, presents this English language publication to inform about the situation of young refugees in the German welfare system, against the background of current issues in asylum policy, childrens rights, child and youth welfare. Germany is among the most popular countries for immigrants. Topics include a dossier that sheds light on the reality of young refugees [...]