Advancing Solutions in Policy, Implementation, Research and Engagement for Refugees (ASPIRE) takes a multidisciplinary approach to responding to the Syrian refugee crisis. ASPIRE currently encompasses three activities and programs dedicated to innovative approaches to this crisis:

  • An array of research projects, undertaken in collaboration with Columbia University researchers and partners at local universities, governmental agencies, UN and NGOs, to address the needs of this vulnerable population.

  • A consortium of Columbia University professional schools that seeks to bring together various experts working around this present crisis.

  • Opportunities for students engagement in our consortium, research projects and through dedicated coursework.

To learn more about ASPIRE's specific research projects and their team, please visit their website: