This book discusses digital learning opportunities in higher education for refugees with different educational, social, cultural and linguistic backgrounds. Based on findings from practical studies and research projects from several countries, the book highlights the numerous challenges when it comes to the successful integration of refugees into higher education. These challenges arise at both the individual and the institutional level. The contributions included in this book show how these challenges can be effectively met using digital teaching-learning platforms. The work thus offers a comprehensive insight into the opportunities online-based learning platforms offer regarding the successful integration of refugees into higher educationOverall, the research presented in this volume is relevant for political stakeholders, university practitioners in the field of migration research, university research, and online and digital learning.
1. Experiences of Refugees when Entering Higher Education and over the Course of their Studies: A Literature Review of Structural and Personal Challenges; Sarah Nell-Müller, Roland Happ, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia & Franziska Reinhardt.- 2. Learning with and from People Living in Displacement: The Promise of Borderless Higher Education; Don Dippo.-3. Rebuilding Sustainable Communities through Higher Education in Emergencies; Barbara Moser-Mercer.- 4. Study Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education An Effectiveness Analysis; Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Sarah Nell-Müller, Dr. Roland Happ, Franziska Reinhardt & Jennifer Fischer.- 5. Refugees' Pathways to Higher Education Digital Support to bridge the gap between Intentions and Realities; Patricia Arnold & Belma Halkic.- 6. Linguistic Entry Requirements of Students with a Refugee Background; Roland Happ, Tobias Deribo, Olga Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia & Franziska Reinhardt.