Certificates of Open Study
The Certificates of Open Studies are a new academic format specifically designed for people on the move.
Based on the format the format of Certificates of Advanced Studies - CAS) in terms of their duration (250 hours on average for 10-12 university credits), pedagogy (applied studies, structured around student projects) and intensity (achievable in one or two semesters and compatible with a professional activity). However unlike a CAS, the COS will be open to refugee students with no academic or professional prerequisites.
The COS are also unique in that they are co-constructed with partnering national universities, student groups and humanitarian organisations present in the camps and employing refugees in their respective sectors.
Follow the links below for more information on the Certificates of Open Studies currently on offer.