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Programmes for refugees

The UAS Grisons lives the value of "respect" in its everyday life, both in teaching and in research. By this we understand an appreciative and fair interaction with each other and enjoy the diversity at the university. The UAS Grisons has already supported refugees with F status and supplemented this with offers for people with refugee status S.

 

Studying with refugee status S

Studying with refugee status S

Transfer of studies

Refugees who meet the admission requirements can enter study programmes at the UAS Grisons.

Admission requirements

  • Refugee status S in Switzerland
  • Minimum age 18 years
  • Equivalent to the Swiss Federal Maturity Certifcate (upper secondary school-leaving certificate) 
  • 2 years of enrollment in a study programme at the home university in Ukraine
  • 12 months of professional experience in a field relevant to the field of study
  • Language level (certification proving at least B2 in the respective language of instruction)

Tuition fees

The UAS Grisons waives the fees for two semesters for admitted refugees.

Recognition of academic achievements

The director of studies decides on the recognition of credits already obtained, in accordance with the directive on admission to Bachelor's/consecutive Master's degree programmes.

Financial support

Admitted students have the option of applying for financial support in accordance with the Regulations on the Fund for the Financial Support of Students (only in german).

Guest semester / year

Refugees who do not meet the admission requirements may complete a guest semester or a guest year at the UAS Grisons.

Admission requirements

  • Refugee status S in Switzerland
  • Minimum age 18 years
  • Equivalent to the Swiss Federal Maturity Certifcate (upper secondary school-leaving certificate)
  • 2 years of enrollment in a study programme at the home university in Ukraine
  • 12 months of professional experience in a field relevant to the field of study
  • Language level (certification proving at least B2 in the respective language of instruction

Tuition fees

The UAS Grisons waives the fees for refugees for the guest semester or the guest year.

Learning Agreement

The academic requirements are set out in advance in a learning agreement. At the end of their stay, students receive a certificate from the directors of studies.

Financial support

For further financial support, please refer to the relevant cantonal authorities.

Attendance of modules as a specialist listener

Refugees who do not meet the admission requirements can attend individual modules from the study programmes as a specialist listener in accordance with the regulations for specialist listeners (only in german).

 

Admission requirements

  • Refugee status S in Switzerland
  • Minimum age 18 years
  • Equivalent of the Swiss Maturity Certifcate
  • Language level (at least B2 in the respective language of instruction)

Fees for students

The UAS Grisons waives the fees for refugees for two semesters.

Financial support

For further financial support, please contact the relevant cantonal authorities.

Scholars at Risk

Scholars at Risk

 

The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is a member of Scholars at Risk (SAR), a U.S.-based international network of academic institutions organized to support and defend the principles of academic freedom and to defend the human rights of scholars around the world. Network membership includes over 530 higher education institutions in 42 countries. The University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons is one of them.

SAR Switzerland is the coordinating body for Scholars at Risk network activities in Switzerland. The purpose of the section is to provide a vehicle for higher education institutions in Switzerland to cooperate in the defense of academic freedom and university values worldwide, including by hosting threatened and refugee scholars.

For questions regarding Scholars at Risk, please contact Andreas Deuber.

Contact

Contact

University of Applied Sciences of the Grisons
Pulvermühlestrasse 57
7000 Chur

refugees@fhgr.ch