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Monday, 07 December 2020 09:58



At her Master’s degree thesis defense, RANEEM got 20, the highest possible score !!!


Amazing. Sincere congratulations to our top researcher !

Monday, 23 November 2020 10:21

Our students in the news!


Ali, Asset Management Member at ITIC - ISCTE Trading & Investment Club, wrote a paper on blockchain and artificial intelligence in the Jornal Economico Portuguese Journal last 12 November 2020.

Let’s read Ali’s paper (in portuguese)


Tuesday, 03 November 2020 14:42

TIME TO CATCH UP: looking back and forward


By Jorge Sampaio,

Former President of Portugal, Chairman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students


On 28 May the Permanent Mission of Portugal to the UN in Geneva and the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, co-organized a virtual briefing on higher education opportunities as complementary pathways for admission to third countries. This session was attended by more than 120 participants from everywhere.


Congratulations to this talented team on their amazing achievement!


Higher Education in Emergencies: on the road to 2030” is now available. Get a copy here.

Friday, 03 January 2020 14:58


Two Calls for Applications just launched!

Deadline for applying: 24 January 2020.


Students of the Global Platform for Syrian Students attended the 3rd edition of the annual Christmas Concert organized by the Polytechnic Institute of Lisbon. This year it took place on 6th December at the Escola Superior de Música de Lisboa (ESML).

Thursday, 12 December 2019 08:42



Thursday, 28 November 2019 15:53

Volunteering Week at University of Porto!

2 - 7 December 2019 | University of Porto, Porto (Portugal)


The Global Platform for Syrian Students will organise an International Workshop on “Setting up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies to deliver more, better and faster”, initially scheduled for 2nd  December, has been postponed to January 20, 2020 at the same venue, the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, in Lisbon, Portugal.

We apologise to those of you who have already booked for the Workshop. We very much hope to see you on the new date, Monday, January 20. Come and join us to help advance the agenda of higher education in emergencies!

20 January 2020 | Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation | Lisbon (Portugal)

Tuesday, 03 September 2019 09:22

Paris Peace Forum 2019

From 11 to 13 november 2019 | Paris (France)


Let´s celebrate the World Refugee Day! 


Join us to set up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM) to boost higher education opportunities for refugees and forced displaced students. See a video presentation of the RRM below.

Together We Can Make it Happen! 


Tuesday, 18 June 2019 07:27

Congratulations Mohammad !!


Laboratory of Collaborative Robotics of the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra (FCTUC) develop software for a new generation of collaborative robots. Mohammmad, alumni of GP4SYS, is member of the team developing this software.

Thursday, 06 June 2019 11:56

Congratulations to Salam!



The Charity Art Auction will take place on Thursday 30th May at 07h30 pm at the Champalimaud Exhibition Center (Av. Brasília, 1400-038 Lisbon). Art works will be exhibited before the charity auction on 28 and 29 May.

Friday, 24 May 2019 15:35

Congratulations to Sarah!

​​​​​A Scholarships for Excellence has been awarded by the University of Minho to our student Sarah. 

More news on the Amazing Prize awarded to Vartan Gregorian and Jorge Sampaio by Refugee International

Friday, 10 May 2019 10:14

Charity Art Auction!

"Artists have come together in a show of solidarity to support the cause of providing higher education to Syrian students. Now it is your turn. A small gesture makes all the difference. Do not miss this opportunity to change a life. Join us at the Auction. I´ll be waiting for you", Jorge Sampaio, Chairman of the Global Platform for Syrian Students

Friday, 03 May 2019 08:40


From 21 to 22 May 2019 | Paris (France)

Friday, 03 May 2019 08:18

Supporting Scholars at Risk

From 21 to 24 May 2019 | Paris (France)

Thursday, 02 May 2019 15:21


The Institute of International Education's Platform for Education in Emergencies Response (IIE PEER) hosted its first annual forum on Thursday, April 4, 2019 in New York City.

Monday, 04 March 2019 11:40

So Proud of our Alumni


Friday, 01 February 2019 09:42

Breaking news! Great Amazing Day...


Congratulatiooooooooons Sarah!

Wednesday, 23 January 2019 09:37

Proud of Hazem

  "I want to go even further, investigate further and develop a strategy for a practical implementation of the research.", Hazem

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