IGA-353M: Winter Field Study Course in the Middle East 2015: Assessing Rehabilitation Needs of Syrian Refugee Populations in Jordan

Semester: January

Credit: 0.5

Syllabus: Click here for syllabus


Day Time Location
First Day 1/5
Meet Day M/T/W/Th/F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM TBD


The purpose of the Winter Field Study Course in the Middle East is to bring graduate students to examine strategic and practical approaches for navigating the challenges and dilemmas of some of the most complex political and humanitarian issues in the Middle East region. In 2015, it will examine the national and international response to the Syrian refugee crisis in Jordan and its implication on national programs and local communities, particularly as these pertain to the physical, mental and social rehabilitation of Syrian refugee populations in the region. The course is organized as a mean to furthering professional dialogue on complex issues and fostering exchanges between graduate students and practitioners in the region. Enrollment is limited and all candidates must be interviewed by the Instructor prior to applying to the course. For more information, please see the full course description.


Also offered by the School of Public Health as GHP 543. Course runs from January 5-23, 2015 (please note this HSPH course ends after the HKS January term dates). Please note the estimated cost per student for this course is between $2,500 and $2,800. This course is open by permission of the instructor. Interested students should contact Anaide Nahikian at anahikia@hsph.harvard.edu to apply.



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