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Thanks to all the participants of the Photo Contest Building Resilience for Everyday Life - Focus on Syrians. 


Thursday, 28 June 2018 12:40

Defense Minister Meets Syrian Students


«In good time, President Jorge Sampaio decided to establish the "Global Platform for Syrian Students", consolidating Portugal as a host State for the victims of the war, in the vein of our national tradition, committed to upholding the values of humanity, peace and openness to other peoples and cultures.», said National Defense Minister

14 June 2018 | Politecnico di Torino,Torino (Italy)

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 08:56

New Students Arrived to Portugal

The Global Platform for Syrian Students is glad to announce that a new group of 55 students arrived to Portugal on Saturday 26 May 2018. 

Monday, 21 May 2018 10:42

Proud of our Alumni

Read a nice article written about Khuloud, a former Syrian student supported by the GP4SYS, today engineer who stands out in EDP Distribuição. 

From 18 to 28 July 2018 | Guimarães (Portugal)

Thursday, 19 April 2018 14:53

Elevo Group provides ten scholarships

"It is with great honor that Grupo Elevo joins forces with Dr. Jorge Sampaio and the GP4SYS Platform, especially given our Former President’s prestige and the relevance of this initiative during these trying times for the people of Syria. We strongly believe that the private sector plays a pivotal role in the development of societies in vulnerable states and as such, we are proud to support this global effort”, said Gilberto Silveira Rodrigues.


Já ouviu falar do músico palestino-sírio Aeham Ahmad, que no meio das ruínas de Al Yarmouk, no sul de Damasco, tocava piano para alegrar a vida das crianças sírias? Pois a música tem esse poder, o de fazer renascer a esperança mesmo nas situações mais desesperadas.

Monday, 16 April 2018 14:51

Let´s build hope for the future!

Doing More, Better and Faster. Setting up a Rapid Response Mechanism for Higher Education in Emergencies

From 21 to 29 April 2018 | CCB, Lisbon (Portugal)

“The gesture is very simple: I must decorate President Jorge Sampaio. It’s hard because he has almost all decorations of the country, but it must be – yes of course - because it’s a way of saying thank you. We admire, we love you, but we trust. Your’re there and you’ll be there working together with all those institutions and people for peace, for solidarity, for social justice, for knowledge, for science, for culture, for the future”, said Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic

"I am most pleased, honoured and humbled to receive this award for the work accomplished by the Global Platform for Syrian Students over the past 5 years."

05 April 2018 | Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation | Lisbon (Portugal)

12 May 2017 | University of Oxford (UK)

4 February 2018 | Casa da Música, Porto (Portugal)

11-12 December 2017 | New York (USA)

11-14 December 2017 | New York (USA)

14-16 November 2017 | Doha (Qatar)

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 12:31

Mediterranean Mediation

25-26 October 2017 | Rome (Italy)

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:01

Australia International Education Conference

10-13 October 2017 | Hobart (Australia)

4-5 October 2017 | Rome (Italy)

8 June 2017 | Rome (Italy)

Wednesday, 26 July 2017 15:09

Summer School on Refugee and Migrant Health

10-14 July 2017 | Syracuse, Italy

22-24 May 2017 | Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London

28 June 2017 | United Nations, New York


27 March 2017 | University of Coimbra (Portugal)


27 March 2017 | From 09h30 to 18h00, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon (Portugal)


Monday, 27 February 2017 16:19

Charity Concert in Coimbra

3 March 2017 | 21h30 Gil Vicente Theatre, Coimbra (Portugal)


The Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto Casa da Música and the Global Platform for Syrian Students are organising a benefit concert to support syrian students.


Tickets are available at Porto Casa da Música. Secure your seat!


14 January 2017 | Porto (Portugal)


Wednesday, 23 November 2016 13:53

Vision Europe Summit 2016

21 - 22 November 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


24 - 25 November 2016 | Lisbon (Portugal)


Wednesday, 09 September 2015 00:00

Making friends from all around the world

Testimonial: "I’m making friends from all around the world and gaining a new language..."


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