Programme helps Syrian refugees pursue university studyHurriyet Daily News. Turkey is the largest refugee-hosting country in the world with more than 3.5 million Syrian refugees.
The statement said they are working together with the European Union â€śto increase access to quality higher education opportunities for Syrian youth in Turkeyâ€ť. â€śThe establishment of university preparation programmes will enable Syrian students to acquire the Turkish language skills needed to study in Turkish universities,â€ť it said. The titles of the projects are â€śSupporting the national institutions in Turkey to mitigate the impact of the Syrian refugee crisisâ€ť, and â€śIncreasing access to higher education for Syrian refugees in Turkey.â€ť
Stressing the importance of the projects, UNHCR (the UN refugee agency) representative in Turkey Katharina Lumpp said: â€śThe combined efforts will contribute to ensuring that Syrian youth are able to realise their dreams of going to university and will later be able to make a positive contribution to the communities in which they live as skilled professionals.â€ť
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