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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

Wednesday, 26 December 2018 10:14

Let’s all vote for our Khuloud !


Friday, 21 December 2018 15:29

Season´s Greetings

Thursday, 29 November 2018 07:56

Join UP!



GP4SYS strongly supports the expansion of legal and safe complementary pathways in response to international protection needs, notably for students in emergency situations! 

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 15:27

Our Students make us proud!


Monday, 24 September 2018 08:58

Scaling Innovation in Emergency Education

24 September 2018 | United Nations Headquarters (New York)

Monday, 15 October 2018 06:00

So Proud of our Alumni


Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs call for joining the Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies (RRM). (See video in Portuguese)

Monday, 23 July 2018 13:57

Summer School Studios

Friday, 20 July 2018 00:21

Summer School First Moments

Wednesday, 11 July 2018 16:07

Summer School Programme Available


Wednesday, 04 July 2018 08:12

Summer School Concept Note Available


Thanks to all the participants of the Photo Contest Building Resilience for Everyday Life - Focus on Syrians. 


Thursday, 28 June 2018 12:40

Defense Minister Meets Syrian Students


«In good time, President Jorge Sampaio decided to establish the "Global Platform for Syrian Students", consolidating Portugal as a host State for the victims of the war, in the vein of our national tradition, committed to upholding the values of humanity, peace and openness to other peoples and cultures.», said National Defense Minister

14 June 2018 | Politecnico di Torino,Torino (Italy)

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 08:56

New Students Arrived to Portugal

The Global Platform for Syrian Students is glad to announce that a new group of 55 students arrived to Portugal on Saturday 26 May 2018. 

Monday, 21 May 2018 10:42

Proud of our Alumni

Read a nice article written about Khuloud, a former Syrian student supported by the GP4SYS, today engineer who stands out in EDP Distribuição. 

From 18 to 28 July 2018 | Guimarães (Portugal)

Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:53

Elevo Group provides ten scholarships

"It is with great honor that Grupo Elevo joins forces with Dr. Jorge Sampaio and the GP4SYS Platform, especially given our Former President’s prestige and the relevance of this initiative during these trying times for the people of Syria. We strongly believe that the private sector plays a pivotal role in the development of societies in vulnerable states and as such, we are proud to support this global effort”, said Gilberto Silveira Rodrigues.


Já ouviu falar do músico palestino-sírio Aeham Ahmad, que no meio das ruínas de Al Yarmouk, no sul de Damasco, tocava piano para alegrar a vida das crianças sírias? Pois a música tem esse poder, o de fazer renascer a esperança mesmo nas situações mais desesperadas.

Monday, 16 April 2018 14:51

Let´s build hope for the future!

Doing More, Better and Faster. Setting up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies

From 21 to 29 April 2018 | CCB, Lisbon (Portugal)

“The gesture is very simple: I must decorate President Jorge Sampaio. It’s hard because he has almost all decorations of the country, but it must be – yes of course - because it’s a way of saying thank you. We admire, we love you, but we trust. Your’re there and you’ll be there working together with all those institutions and people for peace, for solidarity, for social justice, for knowledge, for science, for culture, for the future”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic

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