INFORMATION SESSION: Social Work with Refugees and Displaced Persons: Spring 2020 Class and Greece/Turkey Trip

October 29, 2019 9:00 am - 10:00 am


Social Work Building, 1255 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027, Room 301

Event Organizer

Mashura Akilova

This is the first of four information sessions on Professor Mashura Akilova‘s 3-credit, project-based course on Social Work Practice with Refugees and Displaced Persons in Spring 2020, which includes a trip to Greece/Turkey during Spring Break of 2020. The course will be open to 15 students, who are selected via an application process. Download the application here (PDF, 6 pages); NOTE: Applications are due by SUNDAY NOVEMBER 10, 2019 @6:00 p.m. via email:

Other points to note:

  • Applications are open to all students in all methods, but priority will be given to those who are in their last two semesters of coursework. Language is not a prerequisite.
  • All travel costs must be covered by students.
  • Students eligible for financial aid may receive additional money to cover costs from their financial aid package if they are eligible. Questions regarding financial aid should be directed to

If you miss this information session, try to catch one of the other three sessions:

  • Tuesday, October 29, 8:00–8:30 p.m., Room 301
  • Wednesday, October 30, 12:00–12:45 p.m., Room 301
  • Wednesday, October 30, 6:00–7:00 p.m., Room 1109