The SCIREA project will host its final conference on 13-14 February 2020 at the University of the Aegean (University Hill, Department of Geography, Mytilene, Greece). The conference will be in English, has no registration-fee and is open to all those interested in the following topics:

(a) Education of refugee scientists: Education provided to educated migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, i.e. those who continued their studies after the secondary school (e.g. college, university), in order to improve their skills/qualifications and help them to re-integrate in the academia and labour market of Europe.

(b) Formal and non-formal education of refugees: Formal education provided to migrants and refugees through the national educational system, and non-formal education provided to those being unable or unwilling to access formal education.

If you are interested in participating in the event and presenting the results of your investigation on migrants’ education and social integration, please send us your abstract via e-mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.until 15 December 2019.

You may download the Conference’s Abstract Submission Form from here.

You may download the Conference’s programme from here.

Organizing Committee
Ourania Tzoraki, Dept. of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, Greece
Vasilis Gavalas, Dept. of Geography, University of the Aegean, Greece
Ilias Siarkos, Dept. of Geography, University of the Aegean, Greece
Maria Lagou, Dept. of Marine Sciences, University of the Aegean, Greece