This catalogue of free digital learning initiatives has been finalized as of January 2019. The project’s team will continue to receive requests for new initiatives, however the catalogue will be updated once a year until the end of December 2019. The catalogue is open and freely accessible to all interested parties. Submit an initiative that fits the purpose of the project to be considered for the catalogue.

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  • Language learning
  • Social inclusion
  • Higher Ed (formal)
This portal aggregates information about:
  • Online Language courses
  • Access to selected academic courses for refugees
  • The validation of academic degrees
  • The start or continuation of a study programme in Austria
The content of the page will be updated continuously and new information will be added on a regular basis.

Title oead4refugees
Date launched 2016
Duration Ongoing
Type of Resource Platform aggregating digital resources
Purpose Social inclusion/active citizenship / Higher education (formal) / Language Learning
Online or Blended Online
Learning objectives Assist refugees in Austria in accessing higher education, via online language learning courses, validation of prior degrees and information on starting a study programme.
Target group RRefugees and those who have granted subsidiary protection in Austria, principally interested in higher education
Evaluation results/ monitoring plan N/A
Recognition or certification of learning N/A
Financing and sustainability model The initiative is funded by OEAD, the Austrian agency for the internationalisation of higher education.
Leading Organization OEAD
Contact Person Mag. Werner Fulterer
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Tel: +43 1 534 08-403