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About Markus Kressler

Markus Kressler is the Co-Founder of Kiron Open Higher Education, a blended-learning education institute for refugees. Prior to this, he built the first digital German volunteer platform During his studies in psychology at the University of Mannheim, he concentrated on social-entrepreneurial issues, as well as digital approaches in the field of migration. Markus Kressler worked in strategic consultancy and created a project for under-aged homeless people. The psychosocial counseling for refugees brought him to found Kiron in 2015 together with Vincent Zimmer.



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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

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The Kiron family

We revisit the social start-up that gives refugees access to higher education, meeting a 24 yr.old Syrian beneficiary and a Kiron co-founder, both of whom’s future plans build on this ingenious scheme. Interview. 

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