EDU-SYRIA receives 2.6 million euro grant from EU

Amman. Prof. Manar Fayyad, EDU-SYRIA Project Director and President of the German Jordanian University, signed the grant agreement for an extension on EDU-SYRIA II Program (VET & Higher Education Programme for vulnerable Syrian youth and disadvantaged youth from host communities (EDU-SYRIA II)) on June 23rd, 2019. The grant is worth 2.6 million Euro, provided from the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the 'Madad Fund', raising up the overall EDU-SYR...
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EDY-SYRIA Participates in “The Other 1 Percent” Conference

Berlin, Germany. On 18 and 19 June 2019, The president of the German Jordanian University Professor Dr. Manar Fayyad and EDU-SYRIA Project Manager Dr.Dhiha Abou-Tair participated in an international expert conference titled “The Other 1 Percent – Refugees at Institutions for Higher Education Worldwide”. The conference was organized by the German Federal Foreign Office (FFO), the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR), on the occasion of World Refug...
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EDU-SYRIA in GJU career fair

On Wednesday 24 April 2019, EDU-SYRIA graduates joined the annual career fair at the German Jordanian University (GJU). EDU-SYRIA project continuously tries to support the Syrian refugees by encouraging all the project's graduates to participate in the GJU job fair, which aimed to introduce the students to the Jordanian industrial companies, and give them the chance to interact with companies representatives, and discussed with them the potential job opportunities and internships. Aft...
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EDU-SYRIA held the periodic Management meeting

Amman. On April 18th, 2018, EDU-SYRIA team held the seventh Quarterly Management meeting at Luminus Technical University College (LTUC) to discuss the Programmes' progress. The dean of the LTUC, Dr. Ayman Magableh welcomed the president of the German Jordanian University and the Director of EDU-SYRIA Programme Prof. Dr. Manar Fayyad, and EDU-SYRIA Management team. Prof. Fayyad opened the meeting by thanking LTUC and Dr. Ayman Magableh for the generous hosting, stressing the importance...
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EDU-SYRIA team meets Social work students

EDU-SYRIA Social work students at German Jordanian University meet with EDU-SYRIA management team, Dean of the School of Applied Humanities and Languages Prof. Dr. Alaaldeen Alhalhouli, and the Head of Department Social Work Prof. Dr. Christine Hildebrandt, to discuss the challenges they face in their studies and explore the possible solutions. After the meeting, The Dean of the SAHL together with the Head of Department Social Work handed over certificates to EDU-SYRIA students...
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EDU-SYRIA and GIZ Conference: “SYRIAN STUDENTS IN JORDAN: TIME TO START OVER”

Amman, Jordan - February 24, 2019: Under the Patronage of H.E. Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Walid Maani, the European Union and the EDU-SYRIA Program, funded by the EU’s Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian Crisis, the EU 'Madad' Fund, in cooperation with the GIZ’s Project “New Perspectives through Academic Education and Training for young Syrians and Jordanians”, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, organised a con...
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Iftar Banquet for Edu-Syria project Students funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund ‘Madad’

Amman, Jordan. On Tuesday 20 June 2017, on World Refugee Day, the Edu-Syria program, managed by the German Jordanian University and funded by the EU Regional Trust Fund, the 'Madad' Fund, organized an Iftar banquet for 250 students affiliated with the program, of which 50 students live in the Al Zaatari camp. The Iftar was held at Zarqa University in presence of the Madad team, representatives of the EU Delegation in Jordan and the project management team from the German Jordanian University (G...
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Launching the second round of EDU-SYRIA scholarship program

Starting from 3/6/2016 and till 18/6/2016, EDU-SYRIA scholarship program is accepting applications for the second round of the program which is targeting interrupted students seeking a Bachelor degrees. Notice that the priority will be given for the Syrian students living in the refugees camps and those who satisfy the following requirements: Scholarship requirements The applicants should have a Syrian nationality and have a refugees certificate from UNHCR. The applicants should have ...
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EDU-SYRIA Scholarships Awards Ceremony

On Thursday, April 21, the German Jordanian University organized a ceremony to honor the students who received Edu-Syria Scholarships, in the presence of a representative of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Dr. Hakam Al-Alami, Advisor to HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal on Water and Sanitation. During the speech of HRH Prince El Hassan that was delivered by his representative Dr. Al-Alami, HRH Prince El Hassan commended on EDU-SYRIA program objectives of helping the Syrian refugees in Jordan and J...
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EDU-SYRIA visited Zaatari Refugee Camp

A visit was made to Zaatari Refugee Camp by the EDU-SYRIA team from GJU, Zaraqa University, and Al-Quds College on 22 February 2016. The purpose of the visit was to interview new Syrian candidates for studying/completing their studies at either Zarqa University or Al-Quds College. The UNHCR hosted the operations of this round at their Zaatari Basecamp office. They provided the project team with the logistical support necessary for completing the interviewing process. Over 80 applicants have been...
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