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  • Language learning
  • Social inclusion
  • Higher Ed (formal)
This portal aggregates information about:
  • 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
Status (Ongoing, forthcoming) Ongoing
Type of Resource Digital resources
Purpose Social inclusion
Higher education (formal)
Language Learning
Online or Blended Online
Learning outcomes 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 Refugees 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
Europass Aligned with basic Europass fields
Financing and sustainability model The initiative is funded by the OEAD, Austria‘s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Leading Organization OeAD-GmbH – Austria‘s Agency for Education and Internationalisation
Contact Person Mag. Martina Laffer
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: +43 1 534 08-403
Is this initiative country-specific? If yes, please specify the country Austria