German Jordanian University

The German-Jordanian University (GJU) is a public Jordanian university modeled on the German applied-sciences model, characterized by their focus on putting knowledge into practice and on promoting knowledge transfer.


The DAAD is the world’s largest funding organization for the international exchange of students and researchers.


EDU-SYRIA is an educational and humanitarian project funded by the European Union (EU) to help Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians from host communities acquire access to higher education and vocational training through a set of scholarship programs.


The Network „Social Work“ is a consortium of 9 German universities and universities of applied sciences cooperating with the GJU Department of Social Work since its inauguration in 2015. Its objectives focus on consultation, exchange of experts and students, and joint research activities.

Yarmouk University

Yarmouk University was founded in 1976. It has become a leading institution of higher education, known for its dedication to service, its innovative approach to academic management and human resource development, and its relentless pursuit of excellence in all fields of research and instruction.

Refugees, Displaced Persons and Forced Migration Studies Center

Yarmouk University is home for the first Refugees, Displaced Persons, and Forced Migration Studies Center (RDFMSC) in Jordan which was established in 1997 as the first academic center in Yarmouk University according to the Higher Education Council Resolution No. (1396) dated 28th, July 1997. It aims to become a pioneering academic research center, dedicated to serving the issues of refugees in the region and the world. In the center, we strive to raise awareness of refugees’ issues and to conduct studies, research, and projects. And we hold conferences, symposiums, and workshops related to the issue of refugees.

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Freie Universität Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin is a leading research institution. It is one of the German universities successful in all three funding lines in the federal and state Excellence Initiative, thereby receiving additional funding for its institutional future development strategy.

Freie Universität also submitted proposals in the Excellence Strategy, the German government’s successor to the Excellence Initiative. As of January 2019, four research cluster projects are now being funded through the Excellence Strategy. The clusters are based on structures that were already successfully established within the Excellence Initiative.

Academics in Solidarity

Academics in Solidarity is a peer-mentoring program that connects exiled researchers and established scholars in Germany, Lebanon and Jordan. The project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). It seeks to create a network of solidarity, strengthen the value of cross-cultural research cooperation and open up new perspectives within the academic environment of the host country


As a service provider with worldwide operations in the fields of international cooperation for sustainable development and international education work, GIZ works with its partners to develop effective solutions that offer people better prospects and sustainably improve their living conditions. GIZ is a public-benefit federal enterprise and supports the German Government and a host of public and private sector clients in a wide variety of areas, including higher education and the integration of refugees therein.


The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is a United Nations agency with the mandate to protect refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people, and assist in their voluntary repatriation, local integration or resettlement to a third country.