The Scholars at Risk Swiss Section was officially launched with the approval of its Terms of Reference on the 15th of May 2017 at the University of Bern.
The first Swiss universities joined the SAR network in 2008. Today, the SAR Swiss Section comprises 14 Swiss higher education institutions, with ‘swissuniversities’, the rector’s conference of all Swiss higher education institutions, and the ‘Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences’ acting as associate members. The SAR Swiss Section is committed to promoting SAR’s values, mission and activities and seeks to share information and share best practice as well as launch common activities with all members of the Swiss section.
May 15, 2017
During the SAR Swiss Section's 3rd assembly, the section's terms of reference were unanimously approved.Read More
March 5, 2018 12:00 am
University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 71
Representatives from SAR's Swiss Section will be responsible for the Scholars at Risk booth at the upcoming EUA 2018 Annual Conference.Read More
The role of technology in refugee education: A blended-learning course experience with Syrian refugees in Jordan
March 15, 2018 5:15 pm
Uni/PH Building, Frohburgstrasse 3, Lucerne (Room/Hörsaal 2)
This lecture is jointly organized by the Division of Research and Development and the International Office of the University of Teacher Education Lucerne (PH Luzern), in conjunction with the Scholars at Risk Network (SAR).
The lecture addresses the opportunities, challenges, and problems that students with a refugee background face when striving for education and a professional career. It provides insights into the conpetencies and needs of these students in order to better adapt existing training programs in the field.
January 17, 2018 12:00 am
Room R AA -G-01, Rämistrasse 59, 8006 Zurich
This EURAXESS conference combines an academic approach with practical examples to consider the
effectiveness of specific initiatives and programmes for the integration of refugee researchers in
Switzerland and beyond. It will be a unique opportunity to discuss different approaches and challenges
amongst practitioners, scientists and representatives from public authorities.
November 20, 2017 12:00 am
University of Lucerne, Frohburgstrasse 3, Switzerland
This lecture held jointly by the University of Lucerne and the Scholars at Risk network looks at human rights violations in the Iranian and Sri Lankan contexts and uncovers some of the reasons why people are forced to leave their home countries.Read More