These guidelines are aimed at supporting higher education professionals dealing with applications to their institutions by refugees or migrants with a refugee-like situation, who would like to start or continue their higher education.

Questions about living in this country, which refugees and migrants frequently ask have been formulated and the answers provided. There are four categories of FAQs:

  • General information about this country
  • Conditions for refugees during and after asylum seeking
  • System of schools & education
  • Systems for transport, working and health

All the questions are answered with an overview; hyperlinks to websites for more detailed information and sources are provided. The HE professional can use the questions and answers, as appropriate, but may wish to customise the answer to his or her institution.

When appropriate, references are made to other VINCE guidelines.