Jusoor and Bard College Berlin
Jusoor-Program in International Education and Social Change Scholarship at Bard College Berlin
Jusoor is proud to announce a new partnership with Bard College Berlin, where we will offer scholarships beginning in Fall 2023 for two Syrian students to complete their bachelor’s degrees.
Bard College Berlin is a private, nonprofit, German-American liberal arts college offering four-year BA degree programs. On a residential campus in former East Berlin, student study the social sciences, arts, and humanities. A student to faculty ratio of 5:1 allows the college to provide an education of the highest quality that is based on small-group teaching and individual advising. Bard College Berlin is part of the Bard College and OSUN networks, which offer students a global network of study opportunities.
The Program in International Education and Social Change (PIESC) was introduced at Bard College Berlin in 2015 and has supported over 60 students from areas of crisis including Afghanistan, Eritrea, Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine with full scholarships. Further information on the PIESC program is available here.
Bard College Berlin offers three bachelor’s degrees:
BA in Economics, Politics and Social Thought with concentrations in Economics and Politics.
BA in Humanities, the Arts and Social Thought with concentrations in Art and Aesthetics, Ethics and Politics, or Literature and Rhetoric.
BA in Artistic Practice and Society (new program due to start in Fall 2023)
Candidates must apply directly to the university, not to Jusoor. Please see BCB’s admissions page for more information.
- Be Syrian, Palestinian-Syrian or have a Syrian travel document
- Have a strong record of leadership and community engagement, as demonstrated through volunteer and/or work experience
- Demonstrate willingness and intent to contribute to the redevelopment of Syria
- Have a strong academic record
- Demonstrate financial need
- Demonstrate a willingness to be engaged with Jusoor’s community.
- Be living in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey, Iraq or Egypt at the time of selection.
- Be admitted to Bard College Berlin.
- C1 English
Details at a glanceGermanyArts and humanitiesUntil 15/01/2023Bachelor'sFull scholarship for the full period of studies2Applicants up to age 25 are eligible0.00 USDIn-person programme delivery
RequirementsTargeted nationalitiesSyriaTargeted Country of AsylumEgypt, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, TurkeyAccepted status documentationNot requiredLanguage of InstructionEnglishLanguage Proficiency LevelC1Which certificate do you require to prove the required language proficiency?IELTS Academic, Cambridge, TOEFL Essentials, TOEFL (iBT) or Duolingo English Test
More details about this opportunity
Opportunity timingOne-time opportunity
Duration of support providedFor the duration of studies
What is covered in this programApplication feesTuitionBooksLanguage trainingHousingLocal transportation expensesHealth insuranceMentoring or psycho-social supportTravel costs to the third countryVisaPre-admission exam feesSettling inWork-study or part-time employment expected/permitted
Type(s) of visa/residency permit granted upon arrivalStudent
Is the student allowed to work while studying?Yes
Can the nuclear family accompany or join the main applicant?No
Are there options to stay after graduation?Work permit/temporary residency
How to apply?
Application periodSpecific date (annual opportunity)
Release of the selection decisionApril 2023
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