Berg J.

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Durable supports for refugees in higher education through resisting short-termism and organisational memory loss: illustrative cases from Australia and Germany
Recently, an increasing number of students from refugee and asylum-seeking backgrounds (SRABs) entering universities in settlement countries such as Australia and Germany have necessitated the establishment of a variety of supports, both as formal programs and informal ad-hoc networks. However, to date, little attention has been paid to the organisational conditions surrounding such supports. This study thus examined these conditions…
Expectations, experiences and anticipated outcomes of supporting refugee students in Germany: Systems theoretical analysis of organizational semantics
This chapter looks into semantic associations and potential discourses on refugee students within German higher education organizations (HEOs). The main task of organizational systems is to reduce complexity: they set limits to what is possible and thereby create communicative expectations. The chapter first provides an overview of higher education for refugees in Germany and international research on refugees in higher…