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Refugees in Higher Education - Questioning the Notion of Integration

English, German · Paperback / Softback

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This edited volume addresses critical issues surrounding higher education access for students of refugee backgrounds. It combines a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives on the challenges, opportunities, experiences and expectations of refugee students, as well as some of the institutional frameworks that facilitate their access to higher education. Following a critical discussion of the notion of 'integration', the team of authors who are made up of academics and refugee students critically investigate higher education as an objective of as well as a means to greater inclusion and integration.   

List of contents

Questioning the notion of integration within higher education.- Study preparation, access and inclusion into higher education.- International and comparative Perspectives.

About the author

Jana Berg is a researcher at the DZHW-project 'WeGe' on access to higher education for refugees in Germany. Her research focusses on organizational responsiveness and forced migration.
Michael Grüttner is a researcher at DZHW and the principal investigator of the DZHW-project 'WeGe' on access to higher education for refugees in Germany. He is a social scientist and has published recently in academic journals like "Higher Education", "Widening Participation and Lifelong Learning", and "Student Success".
Bernhard Streitwieser is Associate Professor of International Education and International Affairs and UNESCO co-Chair in International Education for Development at The George Washington University. His research focuses on international student exchange and study abroad, and access and integration of refugees and migrants into higher education.

Product details

Assisted by Jana Berg (Editor), Michae Grüttner (Editor), Michael Grüttner (Editor), Bernhard Streitwieser (Editor)
Publisher Springer, Berlin
Languages English, German
Product format Paperback / Softback
Released 05.04.2021
EAN 9783658333379
ISBN 978-3-658-33337-9
No. of pages 216
Dimensions 148 mm x 12 mm x 210 mm
Illustrations VI, 216 p. 10 illus.
Series Higher Education Research and Science Studies
Subject Humanities, art, music > Education > Adult education

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