This course will introduce you to specific characteristics of voluntary work in the field of integration.
You will learn about the civic angagement for refugees and asylum seekers since the so called "European refugee crisis" in 2015. We will refer to recent surveys among volunteers working on behalf of this target group and describe their attitudes and experiences.
You will get to know typical motive types of volunteers in the field and ways of supporting newcomers in their process of integration in the host countries.
Finally we will introduce potential challenges and problems volunteers have to face in their work with migrants and refugees.