Program Details

Witness the humanitarian response to the regional refugee crisis, focusing on refugee health, and explore the effects of and reactions to the influx of refugees to Europe during an excursion to Switzerland.
Location:
Amman, Jordan; Geneva, Switzerland
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Fall Semester, Spring Break

Program Overview

Program Description:

Witness the humanitarian response to the regional refugee crisis, focusing on refugee health, and explore the effects of and reactions to the influx of refugees to Europe during an excursion to Switzerland.

Visit Palestinian and Syrian refugee host communities, healthcare facilities, UN agencies, international relief organizations, and local NGOs.

You’ll also visit UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency), United Nations Relief and Works Agency, UNICEF, Danish Refugee Council, International Committee of the Red Cross, various national NGOs, and Jordan’s Ministry of Health. These field visits give you the opportunity to observe and experience program themes firsthand. You’ll learn about the priorities, principles, rights, and duties governing humanitarian action and the challenges UN agencies, international relief organizations, and Jordan’s government face in both emergency and post-emergency phases. You’ll also engage with local experts, professionals, aid workers, and students from Jordanian universities, most notably the Jordan University of Science and Technologies.

Additional Program Information

Scholarships:
Yes
Scholarships Description:
Please see our website for more information.

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 1 Reviews

  • best semester in college
    5.0
    08/24/19

    This program offers you to pursue your academic interests in refugees, health and humanitarian action through a variety of different lenses. Including the research project or internship, which ever you choose to pursue, I was able to hone into a specific

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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