“Refugee education is not something extraordinary. It’s ordinary, only in an extraordinary situation.

Rev. Dr Michael Smith, Jesuit Refugee Service

Our teaching efforts have two main focuses:


  1. Teaching which provides education to migrants and refugees;
  2. Teaching of university staff and students, as well as the general public, about migrants and refugees.

Our projects

We bring together our member institutions to foster and facilitate educational programs and initiatives for refugees and migrants, as well as on the subject of human mobility. 

Members of the Refugee & Migrant Education Network, along with participants of the conference on Global Initiatives in Migrant and Refugee Education currently taking place in New York City, presen

In 2015, Pope Francis called for a Jubilee Year of Mercy. He hoped that the Church would “be able to find in this Jubilee the joy of rediscovering and rendering fruitful God’s mercy, with which we