OPEN LEARNING INITIATIVE WEEKEND PROGRAM (OLIVE-WP)
The Open Learning Initiative Weekend Program (OLIve - WP) at Central European University focuses on opening access to education for refugees and asylum seekers. Established in January 2016, the Weekend Program (OLIve-WP) is designed for asylum seekers and refugees in Hungary and take place every Saturday.
OLIve is listed as a good practice in opening the access to higher education for refugees in the inHERE Good Practice Catalogue (GPC). GPC is the product of an in-depth analysis of almost 300 initiatives from 32 countries of higher education institutions and organisations committed to welcoming refugees that have participated in EUA’s Refugees Welcome Map Campaign up until early 2017.
CEU’s Open Learning Initiative-University Preparatory Program, OLIve-UP, is a university preparatory program for refugees funded by Erasmus+ and the Higher Education Support Program of the Open Society Foundations. Since January 2017, the program offers intensive training in different academic subjects and in academic English to prepare students to continue their studies in BA and MA programs in Europe.