Socially responsible university
for inclusive societies
in the era of migration

The Project

In the current refugee challenge in Europe, the social dimension of Higher Education is concerned with providing opportunities for refugees to participate in the European Higher Education Area.

inHERE strengthens knowledge sharing, peer-support and academic partnership to facilitate integration and access of refugees in European Higher Education Institutions.


Associate Partners


About outstanding and transferable HEIs’ strategies and approaches towards diversity and inclusion in relation to migration;

And support discussion on HEIs’ role as key actors in promoting inclusion and cultural diversity, and addressing related societal challenges.

Amongst the European academic community concerning the social responsibility of HEIs on inclusion in relation to the phenomenon of migration.

In the development of 360-degree institutional strategies that cover the full range of universities’ activities (research, teaching, administration, “third mission”).

And achievements in a comprehensive framework for action that would support HEIs’ strategic planning in this domain across Europe.

Expected Impact

The project intervention will increase knowledge, inspire commitment, sensitise, and empower European HEIs leaders, managers and staff from different structures (governance bodies, third mission office, international relations office, student services, faculty and research department leaders) in relation to migration issues, to act as agents of change in their own institutions and academic community, and throughout Europe.